Feb. 16th, 17th: Workshop on Winter Pruning of Trees and Shrubs

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will present a free workshop on the basics of pruning winter trees and shrubs.  The workshop will cover when to prune and how to use pruning tools to make the cuts, reduce size and shape and correct defects.  Hands-on experience provided.   Bring your own pruning tools (hand pruners, lopping shears, pruning saws), if available and dress warmly for outside work.

The workshops are free but registration is requested.  To register, use the EventBrite links below, call the Horticulture Help Desk at 703-228-6414 or send email to mgarlalex@gmail.com

Date, Time and Location

In Alexandria:  Saturday, February 16, 10 a.m. – noon
2416 Ridge Road Drive (a private residence; parking available on the street)

Eventbrite - Winter Pruning of Trees and Shrubs (Alexandria)


In Arlington: Sunday, February 17,  1:00 – 3:00 p.m., 4470 First Place South (corner of South Pershing and South First Place; private residence; parking available on the street).

Eventbrite - Winter Pruning of Trees and Shrubs (Arlington)


Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department ofAgriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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