The Art and Practice of Pruning

BIOLGY X 497.30

Pruning of trees is an art, and can allow trees to thrive or fail. Learn how to assess the best form to trim a tree, so that it provides beauty and thrives.

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Summer
Classroom
Starting at $445.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Master the art of trimming small trees, shrubs, roses, and vines
  • Learn the best timing and frequency for trimming and pruning so the final product is both aesthetically pleasing, and supports growth

About this course:

Learn how to maintain the artistry and integrity of good landscape design through a variety of pruning practices. This hands-on course explores the fundamentals of trimming small trees, shrubs, roses, and vines, as well as perennials, annuals, and ground covers. Field trips to local residential gardens allow students to gain valuable practical experience in pruning a variety of plants for overall health and vigor. With a few basic tools, students learn the best timing and frequency for deadheading flowers, cutting back, thinning, corrective pruning, training espaliers, topiaries, and more.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens February 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday, Saturday
Location: Field Trip , UCLA
Instructor: Nancy Harrington
373117
Fee:
$445.00
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Notes

No field trip May 23.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 08, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed May 6, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Off-Site
Sat May 9, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat May 16, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat May 30, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Jun 6, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Jun 13, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip

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