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Tree Care: Planting & Pruning


Wednesday, October 10th
9:00 - 11:00 AM

Thursday, October 11th
9:00 - 11:00 AM

Presented by Jose Mercado,
Irrigator Technical Training School


CEU Accreditation: PLANET, 2; ISA, 2; PGMS, 2


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Course Description:
Industry expert and certified arborist Jose Mercado will present a hands-on workshop in the Outdoor Exhibition area demonstrating basic tree planting. Attendees will learn the correct size of a planting hole, the use of fertilizer, root ball, whether to prune or not when planting and how to properly use tree ties and stakes. Attendees will also learn pruning for dead wood, water sprouts and reduction of wind sail effect as well as crown cleaning, crown thinning, crown raising and crown reduction.

Biography:
Jose has been involved in tree care over 35 years, he is an ISA certified arborist, WCISA certified tree worker, American Red Cross Certified Instructor, Altec certified aerial lift instructor and a safety educator for tree workers.

Jose Mercado, Teacher, Irrigator Technical Training School

Schedule subject to change






Proceeds will benefit the Green Industry Hall of Fame






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