Pruning Young Trees for Structure and Health

Sat, October 22, 2016, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

The start of a tree’s life has a large impact on its long-term health and stability. Bryan will help you look at the architecture of a young tree from tip of branch to root collar. You will learn to evaluate branching patterns and decide upon appropriate pruning to minimize weak branching and maximize the tree’s strength and health.

Instructor: Bryan Lowrance, horticulturist and arborist, assistant local manager, Bartlett Tree Experts.

Location: Doris Duke Center.

Participant limit: 15

Fee: Gardens members $30; general public $38.

Information/registration: 919-668-1707 or gardenseducation@duke.edu. Please also see our blog for more details.

Qualifies for Horticulture Certificate elective course credit (3 hours).


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