Summer pruning promotes fruit production rather than the excess foliage that winter pruning encourages. It can also assist your trees recover more quickly and reduces the chance of introducing disease.
By the end of the session you’ll have a much greater understanding of:
- Tools used for pruning and their maintenance and care
- Timing of pruning and consequences
- Types of cuts to make in pruning
- Different shapes to prune trees
- How to prune different types of fruit trees to maximise fruit production
Please note that this is an event for Naarm/Melbourne gardeners only. If you live outside this area, please contact your council to find out what free sustainable gardening events are available locally.
If you have any access or support questions or requirements in order to participate fully (eg. interpreter), please let us know at least two weeks prior to the event and we will be pleased to assist you. Photos will be taken at this event, but there is an option to opt out on the day.
This My Smart Garden event is proudly presented by Moonee Valley City Council on the land of Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people of the Kulin nation. My Smart Garden pays our respect to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledges that First Nations peoples have cared for Country sustainably for tens of thousands of years.