The Q&A Archives: Trimming Evergreen Bushes

Question: It's late June. Can I trim my evergreens?

Answer: The answer depends on what kind of evergreen you have. Yews or boxwoods can be pruned lightly now, but pines need to be pruned in early spring by shortening the new growth or "candles". Junipers do not take pruning well.

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