Aesthetic Pruning with Dennis Makishima

Does the chore of pruning intimidate you? Learn to prune with an artistic flare and create a masterpiece out of your garden work!

The Ruth Bancroft Garden is pleased to host a lecture on Aesthetic Pruning with the world renowned aesthetic pruner, Mr. Dennis Makishima.  Dennis Makishima combines horticultural science, bonsai aesthetics, and creative interpretation of small trees in his work. At this educational event, glean the introductory basics of how to prune trees and shrubs. Additionally, learn the aesthetic techniques that enhance the finished product and express the beauty of the plant’s form.  Learn to make pruning an artistic expression rather than a chore!

A program of The Ruth Bancroft Garden.

Location: The Ruth Bancroft Garden
1552 Bancroft Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

For more information, see The Ruth Bancroft Garden Workshops page.

Fee: $12 for members, $20 for non-members