Pruning Workshop - Lawrenceville

REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT DUE TO IT REACHING ITS MAXIMUM NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS

Please noteOnly official Tree Tenders may register for Pruning Workshops.  To find out more about becoming a Tree Tender, please click here.

This event will take place in the neighborhood of Lawrenceville.  Exact meeting location will be provided following registration

For questions regarding this event, email jake@treepittsburgh.org or call (412) 781-TREE (8733)
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Practice your pruning skills with Tree Pittsburgh!

Pruning young trees is one of the most important actions you can take to help them thrive in the built environment.  Whether in your backyard, on your front sidewalk, or in your neighborhood park, shaping young trees through proper pruning practices will help them grow healthy and strong, and prevent potential problems in the future. 

During this Pruning Workshop we will cover important lessons such as:

  • Evaluating a tree’s natural form and enhancing it through pruning
  • Determining the proper cuts using the 3 Ds: Dead, Damaged, and Diseased
  • Making the cut:  Removing branches safely while doing the least possible harm to the tree

Pruning is an art and a science, and it can often be challenging at first.  But practice makes perfect!  Join Tree Pittsburgh’s ISA Certified Arborists to sharpen your skills!

For a great review of pruning techniques, check out this pruning resource from the ISA

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

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