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Pruning Workshop — Highland Park

Saturday, February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENTCLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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 High­land Park.  Exact meet­ing loca­tion will be pro­vid­ed fol­low­ing reg­is­tra­tion

For ques­tions regard­ing this event, email jake@treepittsburgh.org or call (412) 781-TREE (8733)

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 Arbor Day Foun­da­tion

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Date:
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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