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What is the difference between [trimming] and [pruning]?

Trimming and pruning are different actions. Put crudely, you trim with one of these You prune with one of these Trimming is the action of keeping a plant in a desired shape and removing excess, ...
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Disambiguation of [cloning] and [propagation] tags

I looked up the definitions and cloning appears to be a subset of propagation. Cloning : producing individuals with identical or virtually identical DNA, either naturally or artificially. Propagation :...
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What is the difference between [trimming] and [pruning]?

My impression is that trimming is done on softer, newer growth, and pruning is done on stiffer, older growth, with bark, or branches, and stuff. You'll note that you don't prune your lawn. Trim is ...
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Discussion about merging [led] tag into [grow-lamp] tag

I disagree as LED lights are "new" for use as plant lights and much of the advice does not carry over to the more traditional light sources such as HPS and fluorescent. My take is the people ...
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Renaming of [Sansevieria] tag to [Snake-plants] due to its reclassification

Weighing in a bit late here, but does any one use Symphyotricum instead of Aster? Hylotelephium instead of Sedum? Lamprocapnos spectabilis instead of Dicentra spectabilis? No. Just because some ...
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Renaming of [Sansevieria] tag to [Snake-plants] due to its reclassification

I did not know the biologists had been at work and the article you referred to was published in 2014. There are a number of common references to the renaming so I guess it's not unknown. I think your ...
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