Pruning to Rejuvenate Ice Damaged Trees and The Best Trees to Survive Ice Storms

By Plants Unlimited | Jan 11, 2014

Sunday, January 26, 2014

1:00 pm - Pruning to Rejuvenate Ice Storm Damaged Trees

Doug Johnson from TREEKEEPERS LLC - Johnson's Arboriculture in Camden will talk and demonstrate the best pruning practices and strategies to renew and rejuvenate ice damaged trees. While much damage from the ice storm needs to be remedied by professionals, smaller pruning projects can be accomplished by homeowners. Doug will also discuss the best tools you need.

Doug has conducted numerous workshops for Plants Unlimited and the community. Since 1994, providing quality care emphasizing tree preservation for shade trees, evergreens, fruit trees, shrubs, and ornamentals. Aesthetic, health, and restoration pruning; cabling; removals; fertilization; organic insect and disease controls. Safety inspections, appraisals, consulting. Tree protection during construction. Historic landscapes. Vistas and woodland trails. Shoreland zones. Six licensed arborists Senior arborist Douglas Johnson is International Society of Arboriculture certified

Participants will receive a coupon for 25% off all pruning supplies for the day. This will be given out after Doug's presentation

 

2:30 pm - Best Trees to Survive Ice Storms

Hammon Buck, owner of Plants Unlimited. will discuss the best tree varieties to survive ice damage and heavy snow loads. Because of limb rigidity or tree branching structure, certain trees fare better than others in severe weather loads.Participants will receive a handout of these tree varieties

BOTH programs are FREE - We do ask that you register before January 25th so that we can gauge attendance. Email buckh@midcoast.com or call us to register.

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