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[talk] Measure Twice, Cut Once: Introductory Tree and Shrub Pruning
Saturday, December 08, 2018, 09:30am - 12:00pm
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Contact Register at or call 617-384-5277.

Andrew Gapinski, Head of Horticulture, Arnold Arboretum

1 Session: Saturday, December 8, 9:30am–Noon
Location: Hunnewell Building and Landscape

Put down the hedge shears! Through both classroom instruction and hands-on field training, this class will include what’s, whys, and how’s of proper pruning approaches and techniques. Andrew Gapinski will focus on small ornamental trees, young shade trees, and shrubs with general approaches towards maintaining a plant’s natural form and encouraging health and vigor. Note: Pruning for fruit production will not be covered in this offering. Dress for indoor and outdoor learning.

Fee $32 member, $42 nonmember

Register at or call 617-384-5277.

Location Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building and Landscape, Jamaica Way, Boston