Pruning With Sam

Dealing with overgrown shrubs? Need to prune young shade trees but are unsure of how much to cut?

Learn the answser to those and other questions at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Waynesville library.

Learn about the right tools, proper techniques and timing for pruning trees and shrubs correctly.

Topics covered will include:

• Why do we prune?

• When is the right time to prune trees and shrubs?

• The perils of ‘topping’ trees

• Sanitation of pruning tools and equipment

• How correct pruning methods impact the health and productivity of fruit trees and shrubs

Adults only. Registration required — contact Kathy at

Lecture led by Sam Marshall, Agriculture and Horticulture Extension Agent of Haywood County.

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