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OUTDOOR SHOW SPEAKER SERIES • PRUNING ESSENTIALS

Pruning, McDonald Garden Center
Friday, March, 1, 2019 • Noon
Independence Boulevard Location ONLY

Presented by Jimmy Van Meter, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Spring is knocking on the door and that means it’s time to prune! And if the word “prune” strikes fear in your heart, take comfort in the fact that pruning promotes good health in plants – but only when pruning is done at the right time and in the right way. Jimmy offers expert advice and tips on the proper techniques and tools of pruning to ensure your skills are as sharp as your shears. Seminar is FREE. Registration not required. Seating is limited.

About the speaker: Jimmy Van Meter is a graduate of George Mason University with a B.S. in Biology and an A.A.S. in Horticultural Technology. He previously worked at Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria, VA for seven years before coming to the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. No stranger to speaking engagements on a variety of topics, his expertise on pruning and other gardening techniques leads to sold out classes. Get here early!