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Learn Best Winter Pruning Techniques

January 28, 2011
Press Release #11-014


Winter can be the best time to prune trees. Landscape staff from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) will demonstrate the best winter pruning techniques Saturday, February 12. Meet at the HSMC Visitor Center at 10 a.m. Wear work shoes and bring hand pruners and/or loppers if you have them for the two-hour outdoor session. For more information, or in case of inclement weather, call Mary Alves at 240-895-4964 or 410-474-5764.

St. Mary's College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. More than 2,000 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary's River in Southern Maryland.