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February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Workshop: Pruning for Homeowners: Section B

Pruning trees at Mt. Cuba Center.
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Keep your trees and shrubs healthy, attractive, and long-lived using expert pruning techniques. In this hands-on workshop, learn basic pruning principles including how to make the correct cuts, the best times of year to prune various plants, and how to select and use the right tools. Gain the confidence to prune your plants in a more naturalistic, appealing, and professional way. Bring work gloves and hand pruners.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, February 24 (postponed due to weather from February 17, 2024).

About the Instructor:
Lucy Dinsmore is a horticulturist and certified arborist who loves learning and teaching about all things growing. She worked in public gardens for ten years and now runs Plant Lady Lucy, a garden design and consulting business in Kennett Square. She earned her MS in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota.

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