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From: Ronald Zarnick
Roscoe, IL
I have a few very healhy evergreen trees that form a privacy screen between my house and the neighbor's. (I do not know what kind of trees they are, but I could send a picture if told how.) The lower branches have extended over my driveway by about 2 feet.

When and how is the best way to prune these branches and save the trees?

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From: Greg Stack
Extension Horticulturist
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Not knowing what type of evergreenit is hard to say how or how much yo can prune and still maintain an attractive plant. If you could send picture to my e-mail address I will determine what type of plant and suggest ways to prune.

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