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Minga Workshop: Backyard Pruning (Small Trees and Shrubs)

May 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm



Pruning can strike fear in the hearts of even experienced gardeners, but it’s an essential skill to have to maintain plant health and the look and feel of your garden.

In this session, participants will learn the why, when and how of pruning common garden shrubs and small trees. The focus will be on basic techniques and becoming comfortable with the equipment.

You will learn about:

  • Tree and shrub care and maintenance
  • When and where to prune
  • Equipment purchase
  • What to mistakes to not make
  • How to make decisions on what to prune to have happy and healthy trees

Beginners to experienced gardeners will learn how proper and timely pruning can enhance garden health, and that pruning isn’t scary! Come to learn the basics or brush up on your existing skills.

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May 14, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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