Pruning a pagoda dogwood

Can I prune a pagoda dogwood now (ie in June) or do I have to wait until next spring? The perennials planted below are being badly shaded and I wanted to remove the lower branches.…

Dogwood- Pruning or Topping?

I have a 3 year old dogwood that actually has not flowered yet. My problem is that it is very tall and spindly and I am wondering about topping it to strengthen and encourage a fuller growth. When and how…