HPSW Meeting –September 19th 7-9m Cass Turnbull “How to Prune and Renovate the Overgrown Garden”

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How to Prune and Renovate the Overgrown Garden

Covers basic pruning of ornamental trees and shrubs as well as creative solutions to the overgrown or over-planted garden. The types of pruning cuts are shown and discussed. The concept of the ‘pruning budget’ is introduced. Plants are divided into three categories according to their natural habits and pruning techniques given for each. Before and after slides of pruning and diagrams will be used to illustrate pruning for size reduction and pruning for definition (thinning). And attendees will gain insight into the process of yard renovation, where pruning is but one tool in restoring a garden.

Meeting at Center for Urban Horticulture;  NHS Hall Section A,

3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP

Doors open at 6:30 for Seed Sales and food & socializing .

Business Meeting starts promptly at 7, We will sign up for the bulb sale – for bulb packaging on Oct 1 and 2, for weeding and primping and loading plants for the sale on Oct 8, and for the sale itself which is on Oct 9th followed by the talk.

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