Topics covered include the basics of pruning with an emphasis on the techniques and goals of dormant pruning. You'll learn what issues can be addressed or exacerbated, the physiology of a tree's response to pruning, along with what to look for when deciding to prune, or not to prune. Dress for weather & mud; bring gloves & pruners for practice.
Instructor Gary Moulton started with the Fruit Horticulture department at the WSU Research Station in Mt. Vernon in 1980. In 1991 he took over management, direction, and leadership of the program. When the tree fruit and wine grape programs in western Washington were eliminated in 2009 due to budget cuts, Gary expanded his work as a consultant and speaker at workshops. He holds a Master's from WSU in Plant Pathology specializing in fruit diseases, and a Bachelor's in Pomology/Fruit Science from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo.
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