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Pruning classes set for UGA garden in Griffin

By for CAES News

Learn to prune ornamentals and fruit trees through an upcoming course offered on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. The one-day course will be offered Feb. 17 and Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Research and Education Garden on Ellis Road.

In addition to proper pruning techniques, participants will learn what equipment to use, when, where and how to prune certain plants and techniques for creating a professional looking landscape. Participants will also learn pest prevention through pruning.

Taught by UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences horticulturists Bodie Pennisi and Bob Westerfield, the class will consist of both indoor lectures and outside, hands-on demonstrations.

The cost of the course is $49, which includes lunch and break refreshments. Pre-registration is required by calling (770) 229-3458.

Sharon Dowdy is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
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