Question: How do you prune an artichoke? Does it make for a healthier plant? -Oscar T. Answer: Pruning back artichoke plants, which produce giant thistles, is a bit different from trimming back your standard plant or bush. Artichoke plant’s pinecone-shaped buds grow on the … [Read more...]
Do You Cut Back Globe Artichokes?
Question: Do you cut back globe artichokes? I'm trying to learn which vegetables will be more productive with pruning. -Beth S. Answer: Yes, artichoke plants need to be pruned several times during each growing season. Cutting back the artichokes, which grow as thick giant … [Read more...]