Prune Fruit Trees
Prune your fruit tree and gain bountiful and delicious harvests with the skills you will learn from this class.
Aug 04, 2012
from 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm
|Where||Seattle Tilth’s Learning Garden at the Good Shepherd Center; 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103|
|Contact Name||Education Team|
|Contact Phone||(206) 633-0451 ext. 117|
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Learn the basics of healthy fruit tree pruning, hands-on! We will cover how, when, and where to thin branches, remove deadwood, and deal with water shoots. We will also discuss how pruning can increase fruit production and sculpt your trees for health, beauty and long life.
Whether you’re starting a young tree or fixing old pruning errors, this class will help you guide your fruit trees into graceful, healthy, fruit laden works of art. This class will include a significant hands-on component; feel free to bring pruning tools. We may be outside for this entire workshop -- please dress for the
Instructor Laila Suidan is a certified arborist and landscaper who’s been working with plants professionally for 15 years. Her background is in environmental restoration and food gardening as well as a general horticulture, in which she has a couple of degrees. She runs a small business called Down to Earth Landscapes, with which she cares for plants and ecosystems, coaches home gardeners, and designs new and renewed landscapes. Fruit tree care is one of her favorite specialties. She previously worked for two years as an educator on the Garden Hotline, and has volunteered with Seattle Tilth since the late 90s. She’s also taught horticulture for both community college and high school.
$45 individuals, $35 Seattle Tilth members, $68 Household price for two adults. Advance registration and payment are required.
You have 3 options to register for this class:
- ONLINE. Register now through Brown Paper Tickets.
- PHONE. Call Brown Paper Tickets: (800) 838-3006.
- MAIL. Download and print a registration form and mail it to us with your payment. Confirmations will be e-mailed.
When Seattle Tilth members register for a class that is held during August, they can bring a friend for FREE!
To register your friend for free, purchase a ticket for yourself online, then send a brief email to firstname.lastname@example.org (or include that on your register form if you print and mail it) with:
- Friend's first name
- Last name
- Phone number
- Zip code
Please read our cancellation policy. Thank you!