Pruning Workshop

We had 22 participants attending the two-hour workshop, led by certified arborist Jen Kettell from Radiant Leaf Consulting and previously a horticulturist at the Arnold Arboretum. Jen led the group through the basics of pruning techniques, equipment and safety issues before heading out into the gardens to demonstrate on common later-blooming shrubs and vines including witch hazel, grapevine, hydrangea, Rose of Sharon, and butterfly bush. At each site, gardeners were given a hands-on opportunity to apply basic techniques.

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This is first in a series of three workshops this spring.

Next up:
Rose Pruning Flyer

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 1:30-3:00pm Rose Pruning Workshop with Dave Cannistraro
Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:00-Noon Pruning Spring-blooming Shrubs & Vines

Photos by Bonnie Thryselius

 

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