Q.We have moved. The garden has lots of fuchsia bushes. They are very old and neglected – they look like no one has done anything in
years. How and when do l prune them? They have been smothered in grass and ivy; they look like they have small flowers.
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
First you may want to remove all the spent leaves and blossoms, including anything that has collected on the ground around the trunks. We have many articles that will help bring your fuchsias back to life, but here's one on pruning that should help:
and this article will help with general care of your plants:
If you search "fuchsia" in the Gardening Know How Website, you should be able to resolve any future issues that may show up as your fuchsias regain their vitality.