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Pruning Workshop - West End Village (Registration Required)
Calling all Tree Tenders!
Join Tree Pittsburgh, The West Pittsburgh Partnership, and others on Monday, August 20 for an evening of pruning in the West End!
From 6pm-8pm, we will focus on pruning the trees on Main Street, 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 the Village Tavern for drinks, food, and post-pruning merriment!
To participate in the pruning workshop, please REGISTER HERE.
Note: Only Registered Tree Tenders may participate in Pruning Workshops. To learn about becoming a Tree Tender, click here!
WHO: All Tree Tenders are welcome to join
WHAT: Pruning street trees to ensure healthy growth in the future
WHERE: Meet at the corner of S Main St & Alexander St in the West End Village
WHEN: Monday, August 20 6pm-8pm (Village Tavern at 8pm)
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:
- Evaluating a tree’s natural form and enhancing it through pruning
- Determining the proper cuts using the 3 Ds: Dead, Damaged, and Diseased branches
- Making the cut: Removing branches safely while doing the least possible harm to the tree
Pruning 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 ISA.
For questions, please contact email@example.com or call (412) 362-6360
See you in the West End!