If you have a lot of tall prunings, save them to make a wigwam type support for sweet peas or climbing beans. Clumps of sweet peas have been planted around the base and will soon cover the structure with foliage and scented flowers.
This is a good upcycle as well as a good technique for growing your own veggies when the weather may still be a bit cold -- Cold frame window. Helps you grow vegetables and plants earlier at spring. Good re-use for those old windows!