Pruning and Grafting Workshops with Lee Reich

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Lee Reich, author of The Pruning Book, is offering two hands-on workshops at his home in New York's Hudson Valley.

Space is limited, so pre-registration is necessary. Register by sending a check to Lee at 387 Springtown Rd., New Paltz, NY. 12561. Questions? Email [email protected] or call 845-255-0417.

If you can't attend the workshops, you can sample Lee's pruning expertise through the video links in the box below.

Pruning workshop / April 3, 2011, 2 to 5:30 pm
After this workshop, you will feel comfortable, confident, and enlightened in pruning any plant!
• The best time to prune
• The "tools of the trade"
• How plants respond to various kinds of pruning cuts
• Pruning demonstrations of a sampling of specific plants such as apple trees, raspberry bushes, lilac bushes, blueberry bushes, butterfly bushes
Cost: $40 per person
Location: Lee's garden, 387 Springtown Rd., New Paltz, NY

Grafting workshop / April 17, 2011, 2 to 5:30 pm
Learn how to make your own fruit tree by the ancient art of grafting.
• The how, why, and when of grafting.
• A demonstration of two types of easy and useful grafts: topworking and whip-grafting
• Participants will whip-graft a pear or apple tree to take home.
Cost: $55 per person
Location: Lee's garden, 387 Springtown Rd., New Paltz, NY

Watch Lee Reich's pruning videos at

A survey of pruning tools

How to sharpen pruners

Where to cut

How to prune tomatoes

How to remove dead and diseased wood

Root pruning container plants

After you try it, show it off to other members in the
gardener's gallery.
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Comments (3)

howardcharl2 writes: Good share
Posted: 6:00 am on February 12th
Carldiaz5 writes: Well Done..
Posted: 4:37 am on January 25th
keithlopez5 writes: Really effective
Posted: 12:53 am on January 15th
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