Renovate and Prune the Overgrown Garden
Sunday, Sept 11, 10am - 12noon PlantAmnesty’s most popular class, an introductory class on pruning and landscape renovation.
Sunday, October 9, 10am - 12noonLearn the three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) and how to fix trees and shrubs that have been mal-pruned.
Taught by Keith Dekker
Fall Renovation Workshop
Meeting of Like Minds
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Tool Time Talk
SAVE THE DATE
Thursday, October 6, 2016
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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.