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Pruning Workshop - Strip District (Registration Required)
Calling all Tree Tenders!
Join Tree Pittsburgh, Neighbors in the Strip, and others on Wednesday, August 29 for an evening of pruning and fun in the Strip District!
From 5pm-7pm, we will focus on pruning the crabapple trees on the 2400 Block of Penn Ave, giving Tree Tenders a great opportunity to practice hands-on the skills learned in our Tree Tenders course.
And then we'll head over to Mullaney's Harp and Fiddle for $3.00 Guinness and 50¢ wings!
To participate in the pruning workshop, please REGISTER HERE.
Note: Only Registered Tree Tenders may participate in Pruning Workshops (though anyone can join us at the H&F!). To learn about becoming a Tree Tender, click here!
WHO: All Tree Tenders are welcome to join
WHAT: Developmentally pruning young trees to ensure healthy growth in the future
WHERE: Meet on the corner of Penn and 24th in the Strip District
WHEN: Wednesday, August 29 5pm-7pm (Harp & Fiddle at 7pm)
WHY: See Below
HOW: It's easy, we'll show you!
Pruning young trees is one of the most important actions you can take to help them
thrive in the built environment. Whether
in your backyard, on the sidewalk, or in your neighborhood park, shaping
young trees through proper pruning practices will help them grow healthy and
strong, and prevent potential problems in the future.
At this workshop, we’ll cover important lessons such as:
a tree’s natural form and enhancing it through pruning
the proper cuts using the 3 Ds: Dead, Damaged, and Diseased branches
the cut: Removing branches safely while
doing the least possible harm to the tree
is an art and a science, and it can often be challenging at first. But practice makes perfect! Join Tree Pittsburgh’s ISA Certified
Arborists at this workshop to sharpen your skills!
For a great review of
pruning techniques, check out this pruning resource from the
For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (412) 362-6360
See you in the Strip!