Measure Twice, Cut Once: Introductory Tree and Shrub Pruning

Date: 

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Instructor: Andrew Gapinski, Head of Horticulture, Arnold Arboretum

Put down the hedge shears! Through both classroom instruction and hands-on field training, this class will include what’s, whys, and how’s of proper pruning approaches and techniques. Andrew Gapinski will focus on small ornamental trees, young shade trees, and shrubs with general approaches towards maintaining a plant’s natural form and encouraging health and vigor. Note: Pruning for fruit production will not be covered in this offering. Dress for indoor and outdoor learning.

Fee $32 member, $42 nonmember

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