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Late Winter Pruning: Building Your Confidence 

March 7, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Late Winter Pruning: Building Your Confidence

Thursday, March 7, 1:30 – 3:30pm

Avish Estate Greenhouse Complex

Late winter is the prime time to complete numerous pruning tasks in the landscape. Build your confidence in the task by gaining insight at the tools to have in your arsenal, learning how plants respond to pruning, and prioritizing what to prune in a shrub that seems to be all but a mess of twigs. Also find out which flowering shrubs to prune now, and which ones need to wait until later in the year. This class includes lecture, demonstration, and practical application on some woody plants. (Choose from either the Thursday or Saturday session — they contain identical content.)

Instructor: Jamie Burghardt

Jamie is the Director of Horticulture and Education at WBG with over 20 years of horticultural experience. He has previously taught pruning workshops at botanical gardens, home and garden shows, and for local garden clubs.

$25 non-members / $15 members (members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)

Pre-registration required


Class capacity: 16

Minimum required: 8

This course is held rain or shine; please dress for the weather, bring work gloves if you wish.

Parking space is limited at The Avish, so carpooling is encouraged.


Refund Policy

Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the paid registration can be transferred to another student. In this case, please notify Allison Whitehouse at awhitehouse@waterfrontgardens.org or 502-276-5404 with the name of who will attend in your place. Multi-event series cannot be transferred. In the event that Waterfront Botanical Gardens cancels a class for any reason (e.g. low enrollment, instructor unavailability, natural hazard, etc.), we will attempt to reschedule the class or event. If there is no reschedule, the purchaser will be issued a full refund. Refunds are issued by check only.

Emergency Cancellation

In the event of an emergency cancellation, the Gardens will contact registered students with a cancellation notice (always provide/maintain a current email address and phone number so that we may notify you of an emergency or cancellation). The Gardens will attempt to reschedule classes cancelled due to an emergency event if possible.


March 7, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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