Speaker: Larry Mellichamp
Do you want to learn proper pruning techniques? Pruning is the art and science of removing branches from trees and shrubs. Done properly, it promotes directed and enhanced growth. Learn when and how to prune, using the proper tools to ensure the end result you desire. A one-hour classroom demonstration led by Dr. Larry Mellichamp, followed by two hours of hands-on instruction.
Larry Mellichamp is a retired professor of biology at University of North Carolina Charlotte, where he taught for 30 years and served as director of UNCC Botanical Gardens. He has written many technical and popular articles on plants and gardening, appears regularly in the local media, and has co-authored four books, including “Bizarre Botanicals: Weird and Wonderful Plants You Can Grow” (with Paula Gross). Larry is also a treasured Wing Haven volunteer and currently serves on the Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary Garden Committee.