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Vine Pruning

Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St., Bellevue, WA

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, trumpet vine and honeysuckle. Taught by Laura Watson

$10.00 – $35.00

Rehabilitative Pruning

Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St., Bellevue, WA

Learn 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 Lauren Rogers

$10.00 – $35.00

Pruning Art or Atrocity?

UW Botanic Gardens 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA

Three forms of mal-pruning will be explained and compared with bona-fide examples of pruning art such as pleaching, pollarding, and coppicing. Taught by Christina Pfeiffer Register with UW Botanic Gardens

Rehabilitative Pruning

UW Botanic Gardens 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA

This advanced class will discuss how to restore mal-pruned trees and shrubs. Taught by Christina Pfeiffer Register with UW Botanic Gardens

Spring Renovation Pruning Workshop

Bothell, WA WA

This Renovation Workshop is a popular hands-on all–day event that features a rare 3:1 student-teacher ratio and real world experience. Students learn pruning and creative solutions for the overgrown garden as an entire yard is renovated during the class. Topics discussed are pruning, transplanting, and landscape maintenance. The group will move through an overgrown landscape […]

$85.00 – $95.00

Shrubs II

PlantAmnesty Magnuson Park (The Brig), 6344 NE 74th St., Seattle, WA

Shearables, Hackables & Untouchables. There are some plants that are cut to the ground each year, but there are others you barely touch and it's pandemonium! Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants are appropriately sheared every year. Plants include butterfly bush, lavatera, heather, lavender, rockrose and witch hazel. Taught by […]

$10.00 – $30.00

Vine Pruning: May 31

Zoom WA

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, trumpet vine and honeysuckle. Taught by Laura Watson

$15.00 – $20.00

Shrubs II

Zoom WA

Shearables, Hackables & Untouchables. There are some plants that are cut to the ground each year, but there are others you barely touch and it's pandemonium! Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants are appropriately sheared every year. Plants include butterfly bush, lavatera, heather, lavender, rockrose and witch hazel. Taught by […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Rehabilitative Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn 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 Lauren Rogers

$15.00 – $20.00

Tree Pruning I

Zoom WA

This is the science and biology behind the pruning of trees. Get the inside story on how trees grow and survive to become the longest lived, most massive species on the planet. Famous arboriculturalist Dr. Alex Shigo taught us that all pruning wounds trees. Find out how to minimize that damage and work with the […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Vine Pruning: June 16

Zoom WA

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, trumpet vine and honeysuckle. Taught by Laura Watson

$15.00 – $20.00

Plant Geek Trivia Night–CANCELED

Zoom WA

Don't be an outlier! Get in line to go online for our Plant Geek Trivia Night! Gather your forces to face off against the fertile (and possibly sneaky) mind of George Lasch as he challenges you to root deep into your plant knowledge. Admission is free for this social event. We encourage you to talk […]

Shrubs I

Zoom WA

The Friendly, Fearless and Forgiving. This class covers basic cuts, basic plant habits and what Cass Turnbull called the “pruning budget."  It also covers five plants that are relatively easy to prune: nandina, evergreen azalea, lilac, camellia and yew. Taught by Anna Moore Are you a member?  Please login to your account before registering. Would you like to […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Japanese Garden Pruning

Zoom WA

Creating and maintaining a Japanese Garden requires a high level of pruning skill and dedicated annual maintenance. This class covers the pruning of Japanese maples (upright and weeping), bamboo, cloud pruning pines and tamamono shearing. Taught by Bess Bronstein

$15.00 – $20.00

Shrubs III

Zoom WA

The Puzzlers and Consequences. This class teaches how to prune Rhododendron, Hydrangea, Callicarpa (Beautyberry), Viburnum bodnantense and Abelia. Included in this class are basic pruning techniques, common pruning mistakes and corrective pruning. Taught by Lauren Rogers Are you a member?  Please login to your account before registering. Would you like to become a member and enjoy a discount on […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Webinar: Science-Based Strategies For Using Wood Chips with Clay Antieau

Zoom WA

Wood chips have been commonly used as a mulch for many years yet this usage is based on misconceptions and a very narrow understanding of the function of wood in and on soil.  A more strategic use of wood chips in ecosystem restoration and ornamental landscapes in the Pacific Northwest has the potential to be […]

$5.00 – $10.00

How To Renovate And Prune The Overgrown Garden

Zoom WA

This is one of PlantAmnesty’s most popular classes and offers an introduction to pruning and landscape renovation. Learn how to undo overplanting errors, learn more about transplanting and cleaning up the landscape. Taught by Keith Dekker Are you a member?  Please login to your account before registering. Would you like to become a member and enjoy a discount on […]

$15.00

Art or Atrocity?

Zoom WA

This class covers the three main forms of mal-pruning: tree topping, inappropriate shearing of trees and shrubs, and over thinning. We compare and contrast mal-pruning with bona fide examples of pruning art: pollarding, cloud pruning, topiary, pleaching, and coppicing. This class ends on a humorous note with photos of the Good, the Bad, and the […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Meeting of Like Minds: The Dirt Trilogy: Destruction, Insight, and Cure.

Zoom WA

  David R. Montgomery and Anne Bikle This event is FREE to all PlantAmnesty members.  Please login before registering!  Authors David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé will draw on the three books comprising their Dirt Trilogy to tell the tangled and intriguing story of humanity’s relationship with soil. They’ll take us on a journey from […]

Free

Rehabilitative Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn 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. Included is a discussion on waterspouts, suckers, radical renovation techniques, and crown restoration. Taught by Christina Pfeiffer

$15.00 – $20.00

Trees II: Am I Helping or Harming?

Zoom WA

It is STRONGLY advised to have taken Trees I prior to this class. This is the “How- to” class for the practical application of the pruning concepts learned in Trees I. See examples of good and bad pruning decisions. Learn the best practices for making pruning cuts, training young trees and tree maintenance. Examples for specific species will be given. The […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Fruit Tree Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning and why your pruning strategies might be different when you prune for production. This class will cover apple, cherry, plum and pear trees.  Dormant season is a good time to prune many of our more common fruit trees, but summer pruning may be better for some fruits and […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Fruit Tree Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning and why your pruning strategies might be different when you prune for production. This class will cover apple, cherry, plum and pear trees.  Dormant season is a good time to prune many of our more common fruit trees, but summer pruning may be better for some fruits and […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Rose Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn the basics of rose pruning and how to approach the different types of roses, including hybrid tea, shrub and climbing roses.  Taught by Shondell Kelley Online Tuesday evening classes will be recorded.  Recordings will be available for viewing by registrants for two weeks following the class date.  

$15.00 – $20.00

Rose Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn the basics of rose pruning and how to approach the different types of roses, including hybrid tea, shrub and climbing roses.  Taught by Keith Dekker Online Sunday classes will not be recorded for later viewing.  

$15.00 – $20.00

Meeting of Like Minds: The Evolution of the Cass Garden

Zoom WA

  Enjoy our MOLM as a free, members-only benefit.  Please remember to log in before attempting to purchase tickets for this event. The evolution of the Cass Turnbull Garden on Capitol Hill has been underway for the past 3+ years. Join Kate Day as she describes how the garden has gradually emerged through partnerships and […]

Free

Tree Pruning I

Zoom WA

This class is a prerequisite for Trees II. This is the science behind our pruning decisions. In this class you will be introduced to a tree’s structure and biology. You will learn how and why trees respond to various events. Better outcomes can be achieved when you learn to work with a trees natural processes […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Tree Pruning I

Zoom WA

Pruning trees makes sense when you understand the science behind it. You will be introduced to the basics of tree biology, including apical dominance and tree responses to wounding (development of callus and woundwood, as well as compartmentalization of decay). Tree structure is covered, with discussion of branch attachments, codominant stems and included bark. Proper […]

$15.00 – $20.00

March Webinar: The values of public parks, exemplified by the Cass Turnbull Garden

Zoom WA

Join Daniel Winterbottom, Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington, as he describes the contributions that he and his students are making to the creation of the Cass Turnbull Garden, including their design for the southern section of the garden, and their installation of key features in the garden’s north section. In each of […]

Free

Tree Pruning II

Zoom WA

It is STRONGLY advised to have taken Trees I prior to this class. This is the “How- to” class for the practical application of the pruning concepts learned in Trees I. See examples of good and bad pruning decisions. Learn the best practices for making pruning cuts, training young trees and tree maintenance. Examples for […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Tree Pruning II

Zoom WA

This class will show you how, what and when to do specific types of tree pruning. Structural pruning of young trees is covered, as well as mature tree pruning techniques including crown cleaning, crown thinning, crown raising and crown reduction. Pruning cycles, pruning doses, and seasonal timing are explained. Mal-pruning is defined (tree topping, lion’s […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Spring Shin-Dig 2021

Online

Enjoy three exciting seminars at your convenience, then join us for a panelist discussion focused on registrants' questions.  We anticipate some lively back-and-forth as our panelists discuss answers to your questions! Planting for a Prune-less Garden:  Selecting the right plant for your goals is critical in building a beautiful garden.  Perhaps you simply want some […]

$30.00 – $40.00

Meeting of Like Minds: How Trees Inspire John Gradé’s Art

Zoom WA

Enjoy our MOLM as a free, members-only benefit.  Please remember to log in before attempting to purchase tickets for this event.   John Gradé (American, born 1970 in Minneapolis, MN) lives and works in Seattle, WA. Inspired by changing geological and biological forms and systems in the natural world. John works with his studio team […]

Free

Shrubs I

Zoom WA

The Friendly, Fearless, and Forgiving. This class covers basic cuts, basic plant habits and what Cass Turnbull called the “pruning budget."  We will provide examples of five plants that are relatively easy to prune: nandina, evergreen azalea, lilac, camellia, and yew. Taught by Mary Machala Are you a member?  Please login to your account before registering. Would you […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Shrubs I

Zoom WA

The Friendly, Fearless, and Forgiving. This class covers basic cuts, basic plant habits and what Cass Turnbull called the “pruning budget."  We will provide examples of five plants that are relatively easy to prune: nandina, evergreen azalea, lilac, camellia, and yew. Taught by Mary Machala Are you a member?  Please login to your account before registering. Would you […]

$15.00 – $20.00

May Webinar: Engaging the community to obtain data on forest health

Zoom WA

The Forest Health Watch is designed to engage communities in research and learning about native plant health issues. The pilot project of the program is focused on the dieback of Thuja plicata, and community scientists are needed to accelerate the research. Western Red Cedar is a critical component of native cultures and ecosystems in the […]

$5.00 – $10.00

Shrubs II

Zoom WA

Shearables, Hackables & Untouchables. Some plants can be cut to the ground each year, but there are others you barely touch and it's pandemonium! Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants are appropriately sheared every year. Plants discussed include butterfly bush, lavatera, heather, lavender, rockrose and witch hazel. Taught by Keith […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Shrubs II

Zoom WA

Shearables, Hackables & Untouchables. Some plants can be cut to the ground each year, but there are others you barely touch and it's pandemonium! Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants are appropriately sheared every year. Plants discussed include butterfly bush, lavatera, heather, lavender, rockrose and witch hazel. Taught by Keith […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Shrubs III

Zoom WA

The Puzzlers and Consequences. This class teaches how to prune Rhododendron, Hydrangea, Callicarpa (Beautyberry), Viburnum bodnantense and Abelia. Included in this class are basic pruning techniques, common pruning mistakes and corrective pruning. Taught by Shondell Kelley

$15.00 – $20.00

Shrubs III

Zoom WA

The Puzzlers and Consequences. This class teaches how to prune Rhododendron, Hydrangea, Callicarpa (Beautyberry), Viburnum bodnantense and Abelia. Included in this class are basic pruning techniques, common pruning mistakes and corrective pruning. Taught by Bess Bronstein

$15.00 – $20.00

Japanese Garden Pruning

Zoom WA

Creating and maintaining a Japanese Garden requires a high level of pruning skill and dedicated annual maintenance. This class covers the pruning of Japanese maples (upright and weeping), bamboo, cloud pruning pines and tamamono shearing. Taught by Bess Bronstein

$15.00 – $20.00

Japanese Garden Pruning

Zoom WA

Creating and maintaining a Japanese Garden requires a high level of pruning skill and dedicated annual maintenance. This class covers the pruning of Japanese maples (upright and weeping), bamboo, cloud pruning pines and tamamono shearing. Taught by Bess Bronstein

$15.00 – $20.00

Take a Walk with Ciscoe Morris in the Cass Turnbull Garden 8.21.2021

Cass Turnbull Garden 1125 Harvard Ave E, Seattle, WA

Cass Turnbull Garden Fundraiser – Plant Walk with Ciscoe Morris The Cass Turnbull Garden is on its way to becoming fully realized! To raise funds and give the public a special look into the future park, PlantAmnesty is hosting a plant identification walk with legend Ciscoe Morris! You know him, you love him and now in an intimate, small […]

$40.00

Summer Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Bothell, WA WA

Experts in the field will demonstrate the basics of fruit tree pruning in small groups, followed by plenty of opportunities for attendees to give it a try on a variety of fruit types. This workshop will be held at an orchard on the east side of Lake Sammamish, easily accessible from 520 or I-90.  Mass […]

$85.00 – $95.00

How To Renovate And Prune The Overgrown Garden

Zoom WA

This is one of PlantAmnesty’s most popular classes and offers an introduction to pruning and landscape renovation. You will learn how to undo overplanting errors, renovate neglected plants, clean up the landscape and determine when transplanting might be the best option. Taught by Shondell Kelley Are you a member?  Please login to your account before registering. Would you […]

$15.00 – $20.00

How To Renovate And Prune The Overgrown Garden

Zoom WA

This is one of PlantAmnesty’s most popular classes and offers an introduction to pruning and landscape renovation. You will learn how to undo overplanting errors, renovate neglected plants, clean up the landscape and determine when transplanting might be the best option. Taught by Christina Pfeiffer Are you a member?  Please login to your account before registering. Would you […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Vine Pruning 10.5.2021

Zoom WA

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, trumpet vine and honeysuckle. Taught by Laura Watson

$15.00 – $20.00

Vine Pruning 10.10.2021

Zoom WA

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, trumpet vine and honeysuckle. Taught by Laura Watson

$15.00 – $20.00

Fall Festival Fundraiser

Cass Turnbull Garden 1125 Harvard Ave E, Seattle, WA

Love fall? Join PlantAmnesty October 23rd for our Fall Festival Fundraiser at the future site of the Cass Turnbull Garden in North Capitol Hill!This fall themed fundraiser includes: Guess the weight of our giant pumpkin for the chance to win Felco 12 pruners! Play games to win prizes such as gift cards to your favorite […]

$5.00 – $50.00

Rehabilitative Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn how to restore the natural shapes of trees and shrubs that have been mal-pruned. The three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) will be reviewed.  Included are discussions of water-sprouts, suckers, radical renovation techniques, and crown restoration. Taught by Shondell Kelley

$15.00 – $20.00

Rehabilitative Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn how to restore the natural shapes of trees and shrubs that have been mal-pruned. The three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) will be reviewed.  Included are discussions of water-sprouts, suckers, radical renovation techniques, and crown restoration. Taught by Christina Pfeiffer

$15.00 – $20.00

Art or Atrocity?

Zoom WA

This class covers the three main forms of mal-pruning: tree topping, inappropriate shearing of trees and shrubs, and over thinning. We compare and contrast mal-pruning with bona fide examples of pruning art: pollarding, cloud pruning, topiary, pleaching, and coppicing. This class ends on a humorous note with photos of the Good, the Bad, and the […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Japanese Garden Pruning

Zoom WA

Creating and maintaining a Japanese Garden requires a high level of pruning skill and dedicated annual maintenance. This class covers the pruning of Japanese maples (upright and weeping), bamboo, cloud pruning pines and tamamono shearing. Taught by Bess Bronstein

$15.00 – $20.00

Fruit Tree Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning and why your pruning strategies might be different when you prune for production. This class will cover apple, cherry, plum and pear trees.  Dormant season is a good time to prune many of our more common fruit trees, but summer pruning may be better for some fruits and […]

$15.00 – $20.00

How To Renovate And Prune The Overgrown Garden

Zoom WA

This is one of PlantAmnesty’s most popular classes and offers an introduction to pruning and landscape renovation. You will learn how to undo overplanting errors, renovate neglected plants, clean up the landscape and determine when transplanting might be the best option. Taught by Shondell Kelley Are you a member?  Please login to your account before registering. Would you […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Rose Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn the basics of rose pruning and how to approach the different types of roses, including hybrid tea, shrub and climbing roses.  Taught by Keith Dekker Online Sunday classes will not be recorded for later viewing.  

$15.00 – $20.00

Spring Renovation Pruning Workshop

Seattle, WA WA

This Renovation Workshop is a popular hands-on all–day event that features a 4:1 student-teacher ratio and real world experience. Students learn pruning and creative solutions for the overgrown garden as an entire yard is renovated during the class. Topics discussed are pruning, transplanting, and landscape maintenance. The group will move through an overgrown landscape while […]

$85.00 – $95.00

Vine Pruning

Online

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, trumpet vine and honeysuckle. This class will be recorded and available for viewing by registrants for 2 weeks following the class date. Taught by Laura Watson

$15.00 – $20.00

Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Sammamish, WA WA

Experts in the field will demonstrate the basics of fruit tree pruning in small groups, followed by plenty of opportunities for attendees to give it a try on a variety of fruit types. This workshop will be held at an orchard along the east side of Lake Sammamish, easily accessible from Redmond or I-90. Registration […]

$85.00 – $95.00

Tree Pruning I

Online

Pruning trees makes sense when you understand the science behind it. You will be introduced to the basics of tree biology and structure, tree responses to the basic types of pruning cuts, and pruning standards and best management practices. This class will be recorded and available for viewing by registrants for 2 weeks following the […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Super Ascenders! Arborist Panel March 24, 2022

Have you ever wondered what Certified Arborists do?What is it like to look at the world from 85 feet up a tree?How do arborists decide whether a tree is healthy or a hazard? Join PlantAmnesty's Super Ascenders Arborist Panel Webinar and learn the answers to these questions and more! Our panel of Certified Arborists will […]

$20.00 – $30.00

Rehabilitative Pruning

Online

Learn how to restore the natural shapes of trees and shrubs that have been mal-pruned. The three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) will be reviewed.  Included are discussions of water-sprouts, suckers, radical renovation techniques, and crown restoration. This class will be recorded and available for […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Tree Pruning II

Online

This class will show you how, what and when to apply a specific pruning system. This class will cover the natural pruning system, including structural pruning of young trees, as well as mature tree pruning techniques (crown cleaning, crown thinning, crown raising, crown reduction). More formal systems including pollarding, espalier, and pleaching are also covered. […]

$15.00 – $20.00

Art or Atrocity?

Zoom WA

This class covers the three main forms of mal-pruning: tree topping, inappropriate shearing of trees and shrubs, and over thinning. We compare and contrast mal-pruning with bona fide examples of pruning art: pollarding, cloud pruning, topiary, pleaching, and coppicing. This class ends on a humorous note with photos of the Good, the Bad, and the […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Shrubs I

Zoom WA

The Friendly, Fearless, and Forgiving. This class covers basic cuts, basic plant habits and what Cass Turnbull called the “pruning budget."  We will provide examples of five plants that are relatively easy to prune: nandina, evergreen azalea, lilac, camellia, and yew. Taught by Mary Machala NOTE: We had anticipated returning to in person classes on […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Fruit Tree Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning and why your pruning strategies might be different when you prune for production. This class will cover apple, cherry, plum and pear trees.  Dormant season is a good time to prune many of our more common fruit trees, but summer pruning may be better for some fruits and […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Japanese Garden Pruning

Zoom WA

Creating and maintaining a Japanese Garden requires a high level of pruning skill and dedicated annual maintenance. This class covers the pruning of Japanese maples (upright and weeping), bamboo, cloud pruning pines and tamamono shearing. Taught by Bess Bronstein All online classes will be recorded, with recordings available for two weeks after the class date. […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Rose Pruning

Zoom WA

Learn the basics of rose care and pruning and how to approach the different types of roses, including hybrid tea, shrub, and climbing roses.  Taught by Keith Dekker Please note that registration for classes will end one hour prior to class start time. Recordings of online classes will be available for viewing for two weeks […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Shrubs II

Zoom WA

Shearables, Hackables & Untouchables. Some plants can be cut to the ground each year, but there are others you barely touch and it's pandemonium! Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants are appropriately sheared every year. Plants discussed include lavatera, heather, lavender, rockroses, witch hazel, winter sweet, double-file viburnum, Perovskia, and […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Tree Pruning I

Online

Pruning trees makes sense when you understand the science behind it. You will be introduced to the basics of tree biology and structure, tree responses to the basic types of pruning cuts, and pruning standards and best management practices. This class will be recorded and available for viewing by registrants for 2 weeks following the […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Shrubs III

Zoom WA

The Puzzlers and Consequences. This class teaches how to prune Rhododendron, Hydrangea, Callicarpa (Beautyberry), Viburnum bodnantense and Abelia. Included in this class are basic pruning techniques, common pruning mistakes and corrective pruning. Taught by Bess Bronstein

$20.00 – $25.00

Summer Renovation Pruning Workshop

Medina, WA Medina

This Renovation Workshop is a popular hands-on all–day event that will feature a 3:1 student-teacher ratio and real world experience. Students learn pruning and creative solutions for the overgrown garden as an entire yard is tackled during the class. Topics discussed are pruning, transplanting, and landscape maintenance. Note that no transplanting is expected to be […]

$85.00 – $95.00

Sip and Paint with Lorene Edwards Forkner

Dunn Gardens 13533 Northshire Rd NW, Seattle, WA

7/1/2022 This event is sold out. To be added to a wait list for tickets please email: info@plantamnesty.org How do you perceive and remember colors? How do you apply your sense of colors in gardening? Lorene Edwards Forkner, a local author, columnist, gardener, and designer, has developed a system that helps her better see and […]

$50.00

Tree Pruning II

Online

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS WILL STOP ONE HOUR PRIOR TO CLASS START TIME This class will show you how, what and when to apply a specific pruning system. This class will cover the natural pruning system, including structural pruning of young trees, as well as mature tree pruning techniques (crown cleaning, crown thinning, crown raising, […]

$20.00 – $25.00

How To Renovate And Prune The Overgrown Landscape

Zoom WA

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS WILL STOP ONE HOUR PRIOR TO CLASS START TIME This is one of PlantAmnesty’s most popular classes and offers an introduction to pruning and landscape renovation. You will learn how to undo overplanting errors, renovate neglected plants, clean up the landscape and determine when transplanting might be the best option. Taught […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Tree Hugger Bingo with Ciscoe Morris!

The Mountaineers 7700 Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA

It's back! Don't we all enjoy learning about plants from Ciscoe Morris? It's even better when you get to win some of those plants at PlantAmnesty's Tree Hugger Bingo! Nurseries from all over the greater Seattle area are donating plants to our cause, and there are sure to be some special plants about which Ciscoe […]

$50.00 – $240.00

Shrubs I

Zoom WA

The Friendly, Fearless, and Forgiving. This class covers basic cuts, basic plant habits and what Cass Turnbull called the “pruning budget."  We will provide examples of five plants that are relatively easy to prune: nandina, evergreen azalea, lilac, camellia, and yew. Taught by Michelle Rau All online classes will be recorded, with recordings available for […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Vine Pruning

Online

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, trumpet vine and honeysuckle. This class will be recorded and available for viewing by registrants for 2 weeks following the class date. Please note that registration will end one hour before class starts. […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Shrubs II

Zoom WA

Shearables, Hackables & Untouchables. Some plants can be cut to the ground each year, but there are others you barely touch and it's pandemonium! Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants are appropriately sheared every year. Plants discussed include lavatera, heather, lavender, rockroses, witch hazel, winter sweet, double-file viburnum, Perovskia, and […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Fall Renovation Pruning Workshop

Mountlake Terrrace Mountlake Terrace, WA

This Renovation Workshop is a popular hands-on all–day event that will feature a 3:1 student-teacher ratio and real world experience. Students learn pruning and creative solutions for the overgrown garden as an entire yard is tackled during the class. Expect to tackle plant removal, transplanting, "unshearing", bed enlargement/definition, and classic neglected shrub renovation. The group […]

$85.00 – $95.00

Rehabilitative Pruning

Online

Learn how to restore the natural shapes of trees and shrubs that have been mal-pruned. The three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) will be reviewed.  Included are discussions of water-sprouts, suckers, radical renovation techniques, and crown restoration. Please note that registration for online classes will […]

$20.00 – $25.00

Identificación de las Plantas en los Jardines del Pacífico Noroeste, Técnicas de Poda, y Cómo Plantar y Mantener el Jardín

Online

Lamentamos informarles que nuestras clases de Poda y de Plantar y Mantener el Jardín se van a posponer. Nos pondremos en contacto con todos los matriculados vía email para notificarles que hemos cambiado las fechas y mandaremos un segundo email cuando confirmemos la nuevas fechas. We regret that our Pruning and Landscape Planting + Maintenance […]

2022 Holiday Party and Annual Meeting

University Unitarian Church 6556 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

We'll be looking for you at our Holiday Party and Annual Meeting! Please note a schedule change: Doors open at 6 p.m., and our program starts at 6:30 p.m.  Come join us for a fun evening with games, a year-end summary, Pruning Horror photos, the Holly-Dazed Singers, a potluck dinner, a raffle, and more. If […]

Free

Shrubs III

Zoom WA

The Puzzlers and Consequences. This class teaches how to prune Rhododendron, Hydrangea, Callicarpa (Beautyberry), Viburnum bodnantense and Abelia. Included in this class are basic pruning techniques, common pruning mistakes and corrective pruning. Please note that registration for online classes will end one hour prior to class start time. Recordings of online classes will be available […]

$20.00 – $25.00