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December 2019

Measure Twice, Cut Once: Introductory Tree and Shrub Pruning

December 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Andrew Gapinski, Head of Horticulture, Arnold Arboretum Saturday, December 14, 9:30am–Noon Put down the hedge shears! Through both classroom instruction and hands-on field training, this class will include what’s, whys, and how’s of proper pruning approaches and techniques. Andrew Gapinski will focus on small ornamental trees, young shade trees, and shrubs with general approaches towards maintaining a plant’s natural form and encouraging health and vigor. Note: Pruning for fruit production will not be covered in this offering. Dress for indoor…

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Winter Wellness Walk

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents. After your tour, stay on for a warm drink and more conversation with your guide and staff in the Visitor…

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