Discover how to select trees for wind-resistance and how to care for them, including how to prune young and mature trees for wind-resilience. Also covered: how to assess and restore trees in the aftermath of storms, tips on when to remove – or restore – a tree, and how to hire an arborist. Real-life images of damaged trees in Hurricane Irma and a tour of trees in Mounts Botanical Garden will help participants understand the mechanisms of tree failure. Get a voucher for two, free, three-gallon native plants per household. Some restrictions apply.
Speaker: Laurie Albrecht, Environmental Horticulture Agent.
Saturday, October 14, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Exhibit Hall A
559 N Military Trail, WPB
Tuesday, October 17, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach
$5 to cover materials, free for active Master Gardeners
Pre-register by calling Candace Smith at 561-233-1759 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about trees and hurricanes, go to: http://discover.pbcgov.org/coextension/horticulture/Pages/Hurricanes-and-Your-Landscape.aspx