climbing vines and tree trimming - Knowledgebase Question

Jeffersonville, IN
Question by hollynortham
April 30, 2010
We have a new pergola and I want to plant vines that can climb up the outside posts, wind around the top, has blooming flowers and comes back each year. What would work best?
I also have a tree that I have rehabilitated and it is starting to return. However, there are several dead branches that need to be trimmed. Do you trim them, or could you recommend someone?


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Answer from NGA
April 30, 2010

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Dead branches can be trimmed off a tree anytime of the year. You can phone your local extension office for tree trimmer recommendations. Phone Jefferson County Cooperative Extension (502) 569-2344 for suggestions.

Passion flower (May pop), Clematis and Trumpet Vine are all good choices for your pergola. Enjoy your garden.

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