• Kenton Firehouse (map)
  • 2209 North Schofield Street
  • Portland, OR, 97217
  • United States

A free pruning workshop at North Portland Tool Library led by local expert Lydia Cox of Radish Gardens.

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Types of pruning cuts (heading vs. thinning)

  • How to make a proper/clean cut

  • Plant behavior after pruning (“reading” bud direction, how plants “heal,” etc.)

  • Determining what type of pruning is appropriate for different types of plants

  • When to prune to achieve the results you want (winter vs. summer pruning)

  • How to keep your tools clean and sharp

  • Q&A