Maintaining Desert Adapted Plants

August 20, 2013 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3500 West River Road
Tucson,AZ 85741

Focus: Pruning and Plant Nutrition

Core Competencies:

  • Recognize and demonstrate proper use and care of common pruning tools
  • Demonstrate an understanding of proper pruning techniques in terms of why, when, and how
  • Demonstrate how to maintain the natural growth habits and appearance while pruning a tree or shrub
  • Identify the essential nutrients and describe how plants respond to them
  • Properly select fertilizers for specific situations and describe how to apply them in urban landscapes