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The Best Time of Year to Trim Pine Trees

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The best time of year to prune pine trees is in late spring or early summer when the needles are just showing some new growth. However, the best time for removing a few lower branches is in late winter when less sap flows through the tree.

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Lisa Caswell started writing professionally in 2006 for various online publications. She holds a license in cosmetology and has practiced in the field since 1980. Caswell also earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Quincy College.

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