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The Budding Gardener

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Why Crape Myrtles Should Not Be Topped By Michelle Thompson Soon, across southern landscapes, we will see crapemyrtle trees reshaped with severe horizontal cuts of their branches called topping or “crape murder”.  This outdated habit still persists and leaves the repeatedly cut branch ends with permanent scars of unsightly bulges …