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Pruning workshop offered by ONLA

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The one-day event will cover the principles and practices of proper pruning.

| February 21, 2011

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association will hold a workshop that details the principles and practices of pruning.

The day-long event will take place at the Delaware County Board of Elections in Delaware, Ohio, on March 14.

The event schedule includes:
•    8:45 a.m.: Registration with refreshments
•    9 a.m.: Welcome by Dr. Gary Gao, extension educator and associate professor, OSU Extension in Delaware County
•    9:05 a.m.: Training and pruning grapevines - Gao
•    10 a.m.: Pruning small trees and ornamental shrubs in the landscape - Elliott H. Schaffer, environmental horticultural services, Dublin, Ohio, and ISA certified arborist
•    12 p.m.: Lunch (included)
•    1 p.m.: Pruning herbaceous ornamentals and vines - Pam Bennett, extension educator, assistant professor, and Ohio master gardener state coordinator, OSU Extension in Clark County
•    2:30 p.m.: Training and pruning apple trees - Gao
•    4 p.m.: Evaluations and adjourn

The registration fee is $30 and includes the all-day program, handouts, morning refreshments, lunch and a certificate of completion. Attendees can earn one OCNT (ONLA) credit.

Registration closes March 11. For more information and to register, call (740) 833-2030 or click here.
 

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