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is it ok to trim shrubs on a wet, rainy day

Anonymous added on June 13, 2015 | Answered

Is it ok to trim shrubs on a soaking wet, rainy day?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 14, 2015

I would not recommend trimming/pruning any shrub or tree while it is raining, or even under any wet or humid conditions. The reason for this is the susceptibility of spreading fungal spores that may be present, which can lead to the ultimate demise of the plant. Therefore, it is better to wait for drier conditions.

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