How to Properly Prune a Crape Myrtle

Just say no to murder! {Crape Murder, that is!} For some reason people want to take the tops off of their crape myrtles every Winter, which is about the worst thing to do to these beautiful trees. Let me show you how to properly prune your crape myrtles so that they perform their best for you year after year. It is not hard, and it only takes a little bit of time once a year.