So what I’m saying is that, based on the way this winter is going, we’ve got plenty of time left to prune. I’ve written about tree pruning before, but here’s a great opportunity to learn from an expert. The Vermont Urban and Community Forestry program is hosting a series of webinars during lunch hours on tree care, and the first is this Thursday. Tune in and watch V.J. Comai, owner of the South 40 Nursery, talk about tree pruning. Middlebury has bought many of his trees, and, (disclaimer!) he’s a good friend of mine. And truly masterful at the art of tree growing.
Here’s the published blurb-
The Basics of Tree Pruning- March 27th, 12-1pm
When is the best time to prune? What is the proper way to make a pruning cut? What considerations should you make and what knowledge should you have about a particular tree before pruning? This webinar will cover benefits of pruning, basic pruning techniques, tips for making a proper cut, and tools and tool safety. Open to novices and professionals alike!
I highly recommend watching. Sign up at https://vtucf.wufoo.com/forms/tree-planting-pruning-webinar-series/