November 2, 2023

Pruning Workshop

NIU Naperville




Spanish Workshop Check-In: 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Spanish Workshop: 8:00 – 11:30 a.m.

English Workshop Check-In: 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

English Workshop: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.


Do you want to learn how to prune according to professional standards or have minimal pruning proficiency and need to brush up on basic pruning specifics? This is the class for you! This half-day class is taught in Spanish in the morning and English in the afternoon.


The goal of the workshop is to offer practical pruning skills offered by industry experts that can be implemented right away. Proper pruning skills are vital to field crews. Improve your company’s bottom line by sending out field crews who understand the nuances of pruning.

Course Content

Class includes safety and dormant pruning lectures and trainer-supervised hands-on pruning.

  • Improve and practice your pruning skills.
  • Learn how to properly prune trees and shrubs
  • Know the proper tools to use and proper safety procedures
  • Identify the parts of a tree or shrub
  • Identify where proper cuts should be made and the effect it will have on future growth.
  • Learn the difference between renewal and rejuvenation pruning.

50 Spaces Available Per Workshop

Organizer: AnneMarie Drufke

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Are you a Certified Arborist looking to assist with the Pruning Workshop?