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Pruning: Art & Science

Dates:October 7, 2023
Meets:Sa from 9:00 AM to 12 N
Location:UT Morgan Hall, Room 226
Cost: $69.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Whether you need to prune, trim, shear, chop, or saw, you should know a few methods that will keep you from butchering, maiming, whacking, or disfiguring your valuable plants. In this course we’ll demonstrate various forms of pruning, from the mundane hedge trim to the artistic expressions of topiary shaping, and we’ll discuss pruning practices for specific plants, which will ensure continued plant health and beauty. You’ll also learn about low maintenance plant shaping and proper tool selections and usage. Even if you don’t know what plant you have, you can bring in a branch for a quick review of what it is and how and when to prune it.

Fee: $69.00

UT Morgan Hall, Room 226

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David Montgomery

David Montgomery is the lead instructor for the UT Landscape & Garden Design certificate program. With a degree in plant and soil science and more than 25 years of experience as a landscape designer, he is highly knowledgeable in horticultural sales, landscape maintenance, and installation.

An instructor of horticultural topics since 2000, David's main emphasis, in all courses, is presenting practical, usable knowledge to those who want a visually stimulating and low maintenance landscape.


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