Orchard Pruning


Pruning Workshop

  • Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County is offering a free hands-on pruning workshop.

Join us on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at East Meadow Farm

Description: The workshop will include a talk on basic pruning technicques, what to look for when pruning, when to prune, tools needed and safety issues when pruning. This will be followed by pruning of select on-site trees and shrubs. This will be supervised by Master Gardeners.

Adults Only

No tools are needed, all will be provided. However, you must bring the following items for the actual pruning:

- Safety head gear - i.e. hard hat, bicycle helmet, ski helmet, or football helmet
- Safety goggles
- Work gloves
- Work shoes or boots (no sneakers)

Space is limited so please register early.

Registration Information:

Click Register to start registration process.

Funding for this project is provided by New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and is administered by the Urban and Community Forestry Program in DEC’s Lands and Forests.




CCE-Nassau Environmental Horticulture Office
832 Merrick Avenue
East Meadow, New York 11554

Last updated February 12, 2020