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 4 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.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
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Tuesday, Saturday
Location: UCLA , Field Trip
Instructor: Nancy Harrington
368166
Fee:
$445.00
1 day left. Enroll by Jul 16, 2019
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 22, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jul 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Off-Site
Sat Jul 20, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Discussion
Tue Jul 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Off-Site
Sat Jul 27, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Off-Site
Sat Aug 3, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Off-Site
Sat Aug 10, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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