April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member +$40.00, Member +$35.00
Elisabeth Cary
413.298.3926, x15

Bring work gloves and dress for the weather.

14.4.26 Planting and Transplanting Shrubs and TreesLearn by doing in this hands-on shrub and tree planting/transplanting workshop. All aspects of successful planting will be demonstrated, and participants will assist in transplanting a multi-stem shrub and planting a small tree. Learn how to successfully transplant shrubs by correct timing and placement and techniques designed to create minimal disturbance and ensure smooth transition to a new site. Consider the differences between bare-root, container-grown or balled-and-burlapped trees and understand the importance of siting.

Ken Gooch is the Forest Health Program Director for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. Additionally, he is a Massachusetts Certified Arborist and teaches arboriculture at the Garden.

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