Master Pruner Series: Pruning Art or Pruning Atrocity?

Start Date
08/15/2018
End Date
08/15/2018
Description
Three forms of mal-pruning will be explained and compared with bona-fide examples of pruning art such as pleaching, pollarding, and coppicing. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Wednesdays in 2018. Each lecture provides information on tools and  techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction.
Location
Seattle, WA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
Learn when and if shearing is appropriate for the plant and style of garden; learn what thinning is and how to use this technique appropriatetly; learn 6 types of pruning "art" and when to use those appropriatly regarding the plant and style of garden
Instructors
Christina Pfeiffer, Horticultural Consultant and Instructor, ISA Certified Arborist
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Provider
University of Washington Botanic Gardens


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