Posted on: February 5, 2018

Green Thumb Training

Green Thumb Training: Free Pruning Clinics by York-Poquoson Virginia Cooperative Extension

Virginia Cooperative Extension of York County and Poquoson remind you that this is the time of year to prune your much-loved plants, ornamental shrubs, and small trees. These pruning clinics teach the proper way to prune these plants, shrubs, and trees to promote health and growth. Check the schedule below and call to register for your preferred clinic. All sessions are held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. To register, please call (757) 890-4940.

  • February 17 – Peninsula Hardwood Mulch, 715 Lakeside Drive, Yorktown
  • March 10 – Taylor’s Do It Center, 475 Wythe Creek Road, Poquoson
  • March 17 – Ken Matthews Garden Center, Route 17, Yorktown
  • March 24 – Yorktown Feed Seed ‘N More, 310 Grafton Drive, Yorktown

Don’t forget the Horticultural Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, March 3, at Poquoson High School. Registration deadline is Friday, February 16. More information and registration is available online at http://www.yorkcounty.gov/vce.

Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Extension office at 757-890-4940/TDD* during business hours of 8:15 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

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