Illustrated Talk on Pruning
Winterbourne Medieval Barn
7-9pm, The Cart Shed, Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne BS36 1SE
An insight into the general principles of pruning to get the most from our shrubs. This illustrated talk will cover the basic principles, help you avoid some common mistakes and hopefully clarify some confusions.
Speaker: Julie Henderson
Pruning can cause some confusion amongst us gardeners; why, where, when and how should we prune? Understanding how a plant responds to our pruning cuts helps us to make good pruning decisions. This illustrated talk will cover the basic principles, help you avoid some common mistakes and hopefully clarify some confusions. With demonstrations of pruning techniques and a discussion of appropriate tools.
Julie Henderson is an experienced professional gardener with a passion for pruning. Julie teaches workshops to adults and children at The University of Bristol Botanic Garden, and also on the RHS Level 3 Horticulture Certificate course. Her background includes working as a Horticultural Researcher for BBC Gardeners’ World and as a Tour Guide at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens.
n.b. The main part of the site is closed for major restoration work, but small scale community events will continue in the newly-refurbished Cart Shed and in the adjoining nature reserve throughout the year. The Trust hopes that the whole site will re-open in the spring/summer of 2020.