Pruning Basics for Gardeners

Rocky Mountain Gardening Required Course

Pruning is an essential skill to master for garden maintenance. It allows trees, shrubs and perennials to thrive year after year. With new advancements in science, technology and tools, proper pruning practices have become easier to learn and implement in home gardens. Join us to learn the basic techniques horticulture professionals use to maintain a wide variety of trees and shrubs.


Price: $44, $38 member

Instructor: Mario Bertelmann


Mario is a horticulture specialist and assistant curator at Denver Botanic Gardens. He has been with the Gardens since 2014 and has taken on a variety of projects during his tenure. He specializes in shade gardens, which are composed of large trees that form a canopy, filtering sunlight and protecting the woodland understory perennials and shrubs below.

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