Workshop set for pruning ornamental trees and shrubs
Published 7:37 pm Sunday, January 29, 2023
The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both professionals and homeowners who want to learn how to properly prune their ornamental trees and shrubs.
The workshop is set for Wednesday, February 22, 2023 from 1-2:45 p.m. Register online for this free workshop at pruning.eventbrite.com.
The workshop will cover when, why and how to prune; tree assessment, proper cuts, developing good branching habits, looking for defects and correcting problems.
“Working on real trees in the field will help participants improve these important skills,” stated a Currituck Extension press release. “We will host a lecture followed by an in-person, hands-on portion to the class, where participants will have an opportunity to prune a tree or shrub on the premises, with staff available to assist you every step of the way! We have a limited number of pruning saws available for use, so please bring your own if possible.”
Those with questions or need accommodations for persons with disabilities should contact Chris Blaha at 252-232-2261 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10 business days before class.
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