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Axiom Education & Training Center

Proper Pruning of Apple Trees

with Paula Kovecses


 Proper Pruning of Apple Trees - This workshop will start with a slide presentation that includes proper cuts, rejuvenation, morphology, and maintenance of both existing and new fruit trees. Concentration on apples will be the focus although all fruit tree discussions are welcome. Bring your tools, dress appropriately, and learn the proper way to prune! 

This pruning workshop will start with a slide show presentation of proper pruning techniques, and rejuvenating and maintenance of fruit trees to produce healthy delicious fruit. 

We will also talk about other fruit trees based on the group’s interest and questions.

Please dress appropriately for being outdoors during the pruning segment of the workshop with warm layers, boots, hat, and gloves recommended. You can bring your own tools to participate in pruning.

Instructors Paula and Laszlo Kovecses are owners of The Way It Grows (TWIG) in Eastport, Maine (and former owners of TWIG Horticultural Consulting LLC in Concord, NH). TWIG is an organic sustainable landscape design, consulting, installation and maintenance company.  Paula has a degree in Horticulture, and is an Accredited Organic Land Care Professional and a Maine Certified Sustainable Landscaper. She also holds a Permaculture Design Certificate, and educates with talks, walks, classes, and workshops.

For more information call Axiom Education & Training Center 207-255-4917 or email 


  • Apr 21st, 2018
    Sat for 1 week from 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Machias Memorial High School


1 Bulldog Lane
Machias, ME 04654 Get directions

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