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Think Spring! Learn About Tree Care and Pruning for Your Yard

[Friday, March 14, 2014]

Think spring! Get the beautiful yard you've dreamed about with classes about tree care and proper pruning offered by McHenry County College’s Continuing Education Department.

The following classes are available:                                                                            

Taking Good Care of Your Trees: Trees are a major long-term landscape investment and need to be cared for properly to assure health and longevity.  Learn more about scheduled maintenance, such as pruning and fertilizing needs, and ways to help prevent common ailments affecting trees.  How to analyze the overall health and any potential problems facing your trees will also be discussed. Class takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18 in Room A350. Cost is $20. Use course ID: NPG S90 003 when registering.

Proper Pruning: Trimming trees, shrubs, and perennials can be a little bit scary to the new gardener. Learn when to prune and how to use the tools that the professionals use.  Class takes place from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 22 in Room E121. Cost is $29.  Use course ID: NPG S43 003 when registering.

To register, call the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588.  For more information, call Tracy Berry at (815) 455-8758 or Claudia Terrones at (815) 455-8782.

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