Pruning Basics, Tree Truths and Mulch Myths

Registration Eligibility
Registered landscape architects and ISA Certified Arborists
Start Date
07/07/2016
End Date
07/07/2018
Description
This course starts with describing the basic techniques of pruning developed over the past several decades based on research and practical experience. It dispels some older theories on this practice. This is followed by an article on Tree Morphogenesis or the technical side of tree growth which explains the natural aspects of tree growth and development. It ends with an article about mulch, its advantages, dis-advantages and mulch myths dispelled by research.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1 - LA's will learn what to look for when directing and inspecting tree pruning operations
2 - A basic knowledge of Tree Morphogenesis will aid the landscape architect in understanding the natural systems that dictate tree growth.
3 - Readers will understand the positive and negative aspects of mulch.
4 - The value of compost and a better understanding of pH will be discovered.
Instructors
Cass Turnbull, David Lloyd-Jones and Butch Ragland - Arborists
Website Registration
Course Codes
GCE-1-1406
Provider
gibneyCE.com


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