February 6 - Spring Pruning in the Garden: Trees and Shrubs

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SKU: 2021AE02-06SPGT

Get your trees and shrubs in shape before the burst of spring in this blended workshop with Japanese Garden Horticultural Manager, Nick Esthus. You will enjoy a pre-recorded lecture as well as attend a pruning demonstration in the Japanese Garden. Topics will include best pruning practices for small trees, shrubs, and other materials and how pruned plants impact your garden design. Plant biology and physiology and how it pertains to pruning will also be discussed. You will also learn tips on sharpening your pruning tools.

Saturday, February 6, 2021 (9:00 AM – 10:30 AM)
Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 4
Location: The pre-recorded lecture will be sent to you a week prior to the live demonstration portion of the class; if you register less than a week before the live demonstration, you will receive the recording upon registration. All students will have access to the recorded lecture for one week following the class. You will receive emailed directions to the onsite pruning demonstration the day before the class.
Price: $28 /Non-Member or $25 /Member (Login to receive Member benefits)
If you do not know your member login information, please call our Membership office at 817-332-7518 for assistance.

*Due to ongoing social distancing measures, the on-site portion of this class will maintain 6' distance between participants and is held outdoors. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available for use while indoors. Masks are not required when outdoors but are strongly encouraged during the class.



Nick Esthus is the Senior Gardener for the Fort Worth Japanese Garden located at Fort Worth Botanic Garden. His previous work experience includes garden curator at Memphis Botanic Garden’s Japanese garden, Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Garden at Ohio State University, and nursery intern at Longwood Gardens. He holds an Associate’s degree from Columbus State Community College in Landscape Design and a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Horticulture from Ohio State University. Nick specializes in Japanese garden design, maintenance and installation both FWJG and private clients.

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