Pruning Shrubs in Spring

Schedule and Location

Friday, April 19, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$39.00 member
$46.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Get the most out of your shrubs with proper spring pruning.  Flowering shrubs often require pruning in the spring.  Find out which shrubs should be pruned before or after flowering, learn the methods for ‘renewal’ and ‘rejuvenation’ pruning and when to use them, and participate in live demonstrations with an Arboretum expert.

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Katrina Lewin, horticulturist, The Morton Arboretum

Katrina Lewin has a Bachelor's degree in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Illinois and has been a horticulturist at The Morton Arboretum since 2004.  She enjoys teaching pruning and plant identification classes and is a frequent speaker at local garden clubs.

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