Tag Archives: Pruning

Rose Pruning Class March 1st

Rose Pruning Workshop March 1st at 10 am Master Gardener Holly Plotner will be demonstrating rose pruning starting at 10 am. She’ll discuss the different types of rose growth habits and how you modify pruning to suit each. The class will be outside in the garden so please dress appropriately. Join Us in the Demo Garden The first Friday of every month is designated as an open house for the Texas A&M AgriLife Earth-Kind Demonstration Garden at 1600 Smith Road, Austin. You’ll be able to visit the garden… Read More →

Tree Trimming Workshop at Demonstration Garden Open House

Tree Trimming Demonstration Set Proper tree trimming will be demonstrated at the Texas A&M AgriLife Demonstration Garden. Master Gardeners Steve Baker and Teresa Garcia will be discussing why we prune trees, how much to prune at one time, the best time to prune, tree wound care, and how to do a proper cut. Their talk starts at 9 am and will last for about an hour. Join Us in the Demo Garden The first Friday of every month is designated as an open house for the Texas A&M… Read More →

Fruit Tree Pruning and Care Workshop at Leaf

How to Prune and Care for Fruit Trees at Leaf Landscape North March is the last month for fruit tree pruning in Austin. Travis County Master Gardeners Reed Burnam, Ray Prewitt, and Sheryl Williams will be conducting a hands-on workshop on how to prune various fruit trees available for sale at Leaf Landscape North. Please join us March 4th, 2023 from 10 am to noon. The workshop is held outdoors at Leaf Nursery and Landscape Supply, 13292 Pond Springs Rd Austin, TX 78729. The inventory at Leaf consists… Read More →

February – the Rose Pruning Month by Carolyn Williams

Here in Central Texas, February is the month of on-and-off nasty weather, Valentine’s Day, and Presidents’ Day. All of these remind me it’s time to check on my roses. Choosing a mild day in Mid-February and arming myself with the necessary clothing (long sleeve shirt, hat, glasses, heavy gloves and no open toed shoes) I’m off to start the rose pruning process. Check your Tools First Before I start my rose pruning, I like to sharpen and then sterilize my clippers and pruners. Because you use your clippers/pruners… Read More →