Pruning Principles and Practices

Through course study and hands-on pruning, you will learn the best tools, techniques, and timing to use when you prune to help shrubs, conifers, broadleaves, evergreens, and deciduous plantsthrive. Explore how woody plant structure andphysiology influence pruning. You'll learn how to create and maintain hedges and become familiar with authentic pollarding techniques. Come dressed for fieldwork, and bring bypass pruners if you have them.
This course is also required for the Gardening Certificate.

Required Text
Gilman, Edward F.,
An Illustrated Guide to Pruning
Publisher: Albany, NY: Delmar

Schedule: Every week on Saturday, starting on 01/22/22 and ending on 03/05/22 (excluding 02/19/22)
Times: 01:00pm - 04:00pm
Instructor: Samuel Bishop Samuel Bishop
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 312
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 223HRT321D
Price Non-Member : $425.00
Member : $385.00
Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Plant Science
By signing up for this course, you acknowledge that you have successfully completed the necessary prerequisite(s).

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