Basic Fall Pruning — Tips and Techniques

Trees growing wild? Shrubbery getting out of hand? Join Ellyn Shea, International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist, and learn the fundamentals of pruning at this special lecture and workshop.

Ellyn will discuss professional pruning technique, touching on early training of small trees, methods for mature trees and woody shrubs, basic tree biology and growth, and proper use and care of pruning tools. The group will also examine some containerized plants and discuss how to inspect nursery stock for quality.

Ellyn Shea has spent a decade in the green industry, working with Friends of the Urban Forest for eight years,and currently with local consulting arborist Roy Leggitt.

A program of the San Francisco Botanical Garden.

Location: San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Ave & Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94122

For more information and to register, visit the Garden’s Education page.

$20 members, $25 nonmembers.