Join Casey Trees and Shawn Walker of Trees 101, LLC for a class on structural pruning at Casey Tree Farm in Berryville, VA.
This class will provide an introduction to basic pruning concepts and principles with an emphasis on pruning younger trees to encourage their health and structural integrity. A classroom session will be followed by hands-on practice as we prune recently planted trees at the Casey Trees Farm.
Going westbound on Rt. 267 W [Dulles Toll Road] take exit 1A on left to merge onto US-15 S/VA-7 W toward Leesburg/Warrenton. Continue onto VA-7 W/Harry Byrd Highway for 24 miles then turn left onto E Main St. After 1 mile turn left onto Jack Enders Blvd then take your 3rd left onto Springsbury Rd. Continue for 3 miles until you reach Casey Tree Farm. Continue straight up the nursery driveway to a white house which is the nursery office.
Total travel time from the District is about 1.5 hours. Parking is available on site near the nursery office behind the barn in the gravel lot. We will meet at the nursery office to begin the tree tour.
Shawn Walker, ISA Certified Arborist, Registered Consulting Arborist and owner of Trees 101, LLC.
Who Should Attend?
Members of the general public interested in learning about structural pruning and experiencing it directly with hands-on practice.
We will spend time outdoors working with tools. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Casey Trees will provide tools and safety equipment but feel free to bring your own gloves, safety glasses, hard hat or pruning tools if you have them. We recommend that you bring water and a snack.
There are restrooms available on site.
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