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Pruning the Bee Garden

Instructor: Christine Casey, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, cacasey@ucdavis.edu

Location: Harry H. Laidlaw, Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility and Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven

Time of Event: 9am to 12pm

Date of Event: September 26, 2020

Bee gardens are all about flowers, and pruning the Haven's plants is an essential part of creating ample flowers for our bees. In this class we'll learn about the physiology and science behind pruning of ornamental plants and fruit trees, discuss pruning strategies for increasing bloom, review pruning of California native shrubs, and practice pruning in the Haven. Handouts and light refreshments included.