Proper Pruning 101

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
With Special Guest B.J. Absher, Certified Arborist

B.J. Absher of Andersen Tree Specialist will be our special guest speaker for this free seminar. Proper pruning is a critical maintenance procedure for many trees & shrubs. At Ooltewah Nursery, wefind that many people are confused about pruning, especially when to prune. Particularly for flowering trees & shrubs, correct timing is crucial. People sometimes prune incorrectly, and then later wonder why they don’t see the blooms or fruit they expected.” This seminar will focus on the proper techniques of pruning trees and shrubs teaching attendees the basics of how, when, why, and what to cut.

The seminar will be lead by Mr. 
B.J. Absher has been a professional Arborist since 1998, and an ISA Certified Arborist since 2003.  He has traveled the country from Maine to California caring for, and researching America's trees, including the giant Sequoia trees pictured.  Currently he is owner of the Chattanooga office of Andersen Tree Specialists, and a member of the Chattanooga Tree Commission.