Good news. Gardener's World is back on the TV Friday nights, and while I don't often get to watch it then I record it so I don't miss Monty's wisdom. And Monty said it was ok to cut my Dogwoods, so I have. I know that Dogwoods should be cut each year but I'm never sure exactly when to do it. Cutting the stems back encourages new growth and means you get the fantastic colours again next winter.
And this winter, my baby Dogwoods have done well and produced some jewel-like colours, just look:
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