How to Trim Your Mums for a Second Bloom

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Don’t give up on your mums before they’ve had a chance to live out their season! Sally explains how to trim your mums for new growth throughout the fall:

1. Use a sharp pair of head shears to remove the bulk of the blooms.
2. Spot trim with pruning clippers as needed.
3. Mix up some Hastagro (1 oz./1 gal. of water) and apply to soil.
4. Place in bright sun and enjoy!

9 Comments on “How to Trim Your Mums for a Second Bloom”

  1. I was not aware of the proper way so I used a small pair of garden trimmers and started trimming a few stems until I completed the whole bush. what will happen now that I have done this incorrectly?

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