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Pruning class helps tree owners prepare for spring


April 9, 2018

IRONWOOD — With the growing season approaching, the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Gogebic County Conservation District and Range Master Gardeners held a tree pruning workshop at Gogebic Community College Saturday.

Darrin Kimbler, a horticulture educator with Iron County’s UW-Extension office, gave a presentation on pruning and why it is important.

There are multiple reasons to prune a shrub or tree, according to Kimbler.

He explained pruning involves the strategic shaping of a plant for a variety of reasons; including improving its strength, longevity, fruit and flower capabilities...

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