Gardening Jargon – Prune back to new wood

Have you heard any master gardener’s using “Prune back to new wood” while they are explaining about pruning bush ? It’s a short form of – Remove the  jumbled, twiggy or diseased wood. “New wood” refer to a year old branch which is not yet hardened and still bendable.

Pruning blueberries bush , roses we try to remove the unwanted, woody and diseased wood so that plant grow healthy in upcoming season.

Include this interesting one liner in your gardening talks. Do you have any interesting unique lines or words? Do share with us and enrich budding gardeners.

Happy Gardening !