Renovate and Prune the Overgrown Garden
Sunday, Sept 11, 10am - 12noon PlantAmnesty’s most popular class, an introductory class on pruning and landscape renovation.
Taught by Cass Turnbull
Fall Renovation Workshop
Meeting of Like Minds
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Outing to Orting: Garden Tour
Saturday, July 9, 2016
9am – 5pm
To see more great articles spotted by Cass's eagle eye--about pruning, trees, gardening, and related topics--click here!
Don't Top: 5 Reasons Not to Top
What's wrong with topping?
The misguided practice of tree topping (also referred to as stubbing, dehorning, pollarding, heading, and by several other euphemisms) has risen to crisis proportions nationally over the last decade. Topping has become the urban forest's major threat, dramatically shortening the lifespan of trees and creating hazardous trees in high-traffic areas.