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Area residents attend tree pruning workshop


Tom Stankard / Daily Globe

REBECCA KRANS holds a tree pruning tool and explains how to use it during a tree pruning workshop at the Iron County Courthouse Saturday morning.



HURLEY - While snow fell outside, close to 50 area residents attended an apple tree pruning workshop led by Rebecca Krans Saturday morning at the Iron County Courthouse hosted by the 46th Parallel Planters and the Range Master Gardeners.

Krans, a Michigan State University Extension consumer horticulture educator, said tree pruning is a horticultural practice involving the selective removal of parts of a plant, such as branches, buds, or roots.

She said the goal of pruning apple trees is to produce strong, healthy and attractive plants.

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