Pruning Woody Plants

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Need a refresher on good pruning practices? Want to try techniques on somebody else’s plants? If so, then join us for Pruning Woody Plants! Participants will begin indoors with classroom instruction and then apply their knowledge outdoors while pruning shrubs at the former 4-H center.

  • When

  • Mar. 1, 2017
    (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

  • Where

  • Penn State Extension Dauphin County
    1451 Peters Mountain Rd
    Dauphin, PA 17018

Who Should Attend?

Landscapers, public works employees, parks staff, and ground managers with basic maintenance experience will benefit from this one-day pruning workshop.

To Be Covered 

Classroom Instruction 

  • Pruning Theory & Terminology
  • Proper Use of Pruning Tools
  • Types of Cuts
  • Best Times to Prune


Hands-on Demonstration 

  • Renovating & Maintaining Multi-stem Evergreen & Deciduous Shrubs
  • Restoring, Maintaining & Training Trees


Participant Requirements

  • Bring pruning hand tools.
  • Dress for all weather - rain, snow, or sunshine.


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