I have holly bushes which have gotten out of hand. They are really thick and tall. Can these be cut back without killing the bush?
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Yes, you can cut it back by about a third, though you may not have have to forfeit berries this season. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/holly/trimming-holly-bushes-how-to-prune-holly-bushes.htm