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Free Workshop on Winter Pruning of Trees and Shrubs

This workshop provides hands-on experience in pruning trees and shrubs.  Learn when to prune and how to use pruning tools to make cuts, reduce size and shape, and correct defects.  Bring your own pruning tools (hand pruners, lopping shears, pruning saws) if available and dress warmly for working outside.  To register, call 703-228-6414.

Saturday, January 14, 10 a.m. to noon, Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. (Meet at south side of the library near outdoor parking lot)
or Sunday, January 15, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Ben Brenman Park, 5000 Duke St, Alexandria (Meet at building by the parking lot on east side of pond near park east entrance on Duke St.)

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