Pruning Japanese maples subject of gardening presentation

PORT ANGELES — An critical aspect of Japanese maple treatment involves the correct way to prune them because helpful pruning will improve the search and vigor of the tree, in accordance to an impending Green Thumb Gardening Strategies presentation.

Clallam County Master Gardener Keith Dekker will current “The Art and Science of Pruning Japanese Maples,” scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Thursday on Zoom.

To sign up for the Zoom assembly, simply click on the url on the WSU Extension Clallam County web-site calendar at Or sign up for by cellphone at 253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 920 0799 1742. The passcode is 709395.

Dekker will communicate about the history of Japanese maples and their most important escalating behavior. He will focus on the suitable pruning equipment and depth why it is crucial to just take superior care of them. He will instruct attendees on the correct way to make pruning cuts, what time of 12 months to do your pruning and mistakes to prevent.

Dekker has been associated in horticulture for a lot more than 45 decades. For the last 30 years, his job has targeted on the complete treatment of residential landscapes in the Pacific Northwest. As a Clallam County Learn Gardener and energetic volunteer with PlantAmnesty, he contributes to his group by training courses and offering talks to endorse very best practices for thriving, sustainable gardening.

“I have concentrated on the great pruning of trees and shrubs for a long time. Japanese maples have turn into my favourite trees to prune,” Dekker mentioned.

Sponsored by WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners, the Inexperienced Thumbs Back garden Suggestions education series seeks to deliver household gardeners with training on exploration-dependent sustainable backyard garden practices in Clallam County.

The sequence is provided by way of streaming shows from noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday every single month as a result of Oct (in November, December and January, one particular software is available). Scheduled shows are topic to improve. Go to the WSU Extension Clallam County web site calendar ( for the most recent data on forthcoming presentations.

For more data, connect with 360-565-2679.

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