University of Maryland Extension

Boxwood Pruning Workshop

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Grounds of the historic St. Ignatius Church, Port Tobacco, MD
St. Ignatius Church
8855 Chapel Point Road
Port Tobacco, MD 20677
United States
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Luke Gustafson

Boxwood Pruning Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of pruning boxwood from Luke Gustafson, Extension Educator, on the grounds of historic St. Ignatius Church. The outdoor workshop covers basic pruning methods and includes a hands-on pruning activity. Learn pruning techniques that reduce disease, stimulate growth and improve the shape of boxwood. Many of the concepts and techniques can also be applied to other landscape shrubs.

Don’t forget:  pruning shears, dress for the weather

Beforehand:  please review this video on pruning boxwood (link is external) and this publication on boxwood blight (link is external).

If you require special assistance to participate, contact Luke Gustafson at 301-934-5403.

Click here to register (link is external)

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