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Pruning with Henry Homeyer

Hands-on Pruning with Henry Homeyer

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$35.00 – $175.00

Due to the weather predictions for Saturday, March 23rd this workshop has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 30th at 1:00 pm.  Registered participants will automatically be registered for the rescheduled workshop. If you are preregistered and unable to attend on the 30th please email us at events@shakermuseum.org.

Hands-on Pruning with Henry Homeyer

Cultivating Healthy Gardens with Precision

Cultivating Green Spaces Gardening Series

Saturday, March 30, 2024

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hands-on Pruning with Henry Homeyer is an interactive workshop that will give you the skills and knowledge needed to master the art of pruning. Whether you are a seasoned gardener or a novice enthusiast, this hands-on experience is designed to demystify the pruning process and equip you with the techniques to enhance the health and beauty of your garden.

Workshop Highlights:

Principles of Pruning: Learn the fundamental principles of pruning, including the importance of timing and recognizing different pruning cuts.

Tool Mastery: Learn about the different pruning tools and their proper usage. Get hands-on experience with pruning shears, loppers, saws, and other essential equipment.

Plant-specific Techniques: Explore tailored pruning techniques for different types of plants, such as shrubs and perennials. Understand the unique needs of each species and how to optimize growth.

Seasonal Strategies: Discover the optimal times to prune for various plants, ensuring that you promote robust growth and vibrant blooms.

Disease and Pest Prevention: Understand how proper pruning practices contribute to the prevention of diseases and pests. Learn to identify and address potential issues before they become a major challenge.

Hands-0n Practice in the Museum Gardens.

Q&A: Have your specific questions answered by Henry Homeyer.

Who Should Attend: Gardening enthusiasts and homeowners looking to enhance their garden’s health and aesthetics.

Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your gardening skills and foster a thriving, well-pruned garden. Jin us for expert guidance and discover the joy of cultivating a healthier outdoor space.

Cultivating Green Spaces Gardening Series (see individual listings for details of other workshops in the series):

Backyard Organic Gardening 

Saturday, March 9, 2024   10:00 am  – 12:00 pm

Fruitful Harvest: A Home Garden Workshop on Growing Your Own Fruits

Saturday, March 23, 2024   10:00 am – 12:00pm

Hands-on Pruning: Cultivating Healthy Gardens with Precision

Saturday, March 23, 2024   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cultivating Biodiversity: Gardening with Native Plants for Pollinators

Saturday, April 13, 2024   10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Rooting Out Invasives: Identifying and Managing Invasive Plant Species

Saturday, April 13, 2024   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Class is limited to 20 participants. Advance registration is required.

Sign up for this class only:

Museum Member – $35/person

Non-Member – $40/person

Sign up for the series of 5 workshops:

Museum Member – $150/person

Non-Member – $175/person

All proceeds from this workshop go to support the educational mission of Enfield Shaker Museum.

Coming from a distance? Why not plan to stay overnight in the historic Great Stone Dwelling? Check out room availability here.

Want to know more about Henry Homeyer?

Henry Homeyer (The Gardening Guy) is a lifelong organic gardener living in Cornish, NH, where he has been planting flowers and trees since 1970. He is the author of four gardening books and has written a weekly gardening column for newspapers around New England for more than 24 years. He teaches organic gardening workshops throughout New England and is a regular monthly commentator on Vermont Public Radio.



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