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Old 10-05-2014, 08:05 PM
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what are these 2 shrubs?

hey guys, yeah im new......my client has 2 shrubs that she wants trimmed. I have no idea what they are called. So can anyone tell me what they are? And secondly, how should i trim up the tall skinney one? Any advice is appreciated.
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:09 PM
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The tall one is a yew and cant tell about the second one.
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:27 PM
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Can't tell since I'm not seeing a link or pics.
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:46 PM
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ok....my bad guys. here is the pic
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:53 PM
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Whats left of an Alberta spruce.

Golden mop?
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Old 10-05-2014, 11:41 PM
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that alberta would be fun to get a chance at- the ornamentals are fun to cut
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Old 10-05-2014, 11:48 PM
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ok....my bad guys. here is the pic
I'm pretty sure the right one is a golden thread cypress. I've just never seen one that big/unkept.
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Old 10-06-2014, 12:22 AM
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Hmmm the big mopey one…hengeyokai cypress? But not sure since I Haven't seen them that far south, and I can't see it close enough to see which way the needs are turning.

Prune up the bottom, take the hop up off the floor.

The other one is a topiary dwarf alberta spruce, there is a specialized type of pruning, and special shears for them, you don't just take a set of powered hedge clippers to them.

Both need to be pruned by hand, and by someone who is skilled/experienced.

It would be best to refer someone.

Not your run of the mill, pull cord, make globe shapes type of pruning.
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Old 10-06-2014, 01:42 AM
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ok....my bad guys. here is the pic
left: Dwarf Alberta Spruce. Really needs minimal pruning.
right: weeping Cypress of some sort. Raise it up off the ground.
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Old 10-06-2014, 02:11 AM
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left: Dwarf Alberta Spruce. Really needs minimal pruning.
right: weeping Cypress of some sort. Raise it up off the ground.
Thanks guys, I appreciate it
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