The Orchard SignSaturday, December 22 beginning at 9 a.m.  Bring your own pruning shears, both hand shears and loppers. Taught by Bob Morris, UNCE Professor Emeritus, and MG Volunteers. A $5 donation is requested.

15 Minute Classes to be Offered on the Hour (9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm)

  • How to Sharpen and Adjust Your Shears
  • How to Remove Large Limbs Using the 1-2-3 Method
  • Basics of Pruning Cuts, How to Make Them and What Happens to the Tree

Hour-Long Classes on Different Categories of Fruit Trees

  • 9 am Peaches and Nectarines
  • 10am Apricots, Plums and The Stone Fruits (Like Pluots)
  • 11am Apples, Pears, Quince and the Pome Fruits
  • 12am Miscellaneous Fruit Trees (Pomegranates, Persimmon and Others)

Grape Pruning Classes

  • Offered at 10am, 11am and 12pm

The Orchard is located at 4600 Horse Drive, North Las Vegas, 89131. For directions to Orchard call MG Home Gardening Help Line at 702-257-5555. M-F from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.