How to prune ornamentals and fruit trees will be the primary focus of a course set for March 5 on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. In addition to proper pruning techniques, participants will learn what equipment to use, when to prune certain plants and techniques for creating a professional looking landscape.
Taught by Bob Westerfield, a consumer horticulturist with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the class will consist of both indoor lectures and outside hands-on demonstrations.
The class will be held from 9 a.m. until noon in the UGA Research and Education Garden classroom on Ellis Road in Griffin, Ga. The cost of the course is $25 and preregistration is required by calling (770) 233-5598.