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Pruning & Maintenance of Shrubs & Trees

Date & Time:

May 27, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


RBG Centre (680 Plains Rd W)


Courses and Programs, Green Thumb


2+ Hours


Pre-Registration Required

Event Description

Spring is a busy time for pruning your trees and shrubs. Discover how to correctly prune a range of shrubs, trees and bushes for maximum productivity in the current and coming years. Demonstrations with live plants and illustrated presentations are used in the workshop to give you the confidence to prune your plants successfully.

  • Fee: $99 + $1 service fee & HST
  • Registration Closes: May 20, 2023

In partnership with Royal Botanical Gardens, Mohawk College is offering this unique gardening course on site at the beautiful and inspirational RBG location in Burlington.

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Tree pruning during sunny winter day
jim lounsberry pruning a tree limb

Instructor: Jim Lounsbury

Instructor Bio

Jim has worked in the horticultural industry for over forty years since graduating from the University of Guelph with a Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture. Jim currently works at Vineland Nurseries, specializing in Conifers, Japanese Maples and other unusual plants. Jim has been an instructor in the Horticulture Plant Identification and Landscape Design Certificates at Mohawk College for over 30 years. Jim also lectures to garden societies, clubs and other groups on a variety of topics. Jim is a member of the International Society of Aboriculture and the American Conifer Society. 

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