Weds. February 22 – Tree and Shrub Pruning, Presenter: Louise Levy

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Weds. February 22 –  Tree and Shrub Pruning.  Presenter: Louise Levy

Hartley Nature Center –  6:30 pm refreshments & socialize, 7:00 pm program

Loius Levy - Tree and Shrub Pruning

Louis demonstrating different pruning cuts

Loius Levy - Tree and Shrub Pruning

Louis sharing a tree feature to the group

Resource provided by Louis:

Table: Flower bud location on deciduous shrubs, vines, and small trees – blooms on “Old Wood” vs. “New Wood” – PDF document

Tree pruning is essential for long-term maintenance. Pruning, when done correctly, can greatly enhance the health, beauty and safety of your trees. When done improperly, however, tree trimming and pruning can jeopardize the long-term health, beauty and safety of your tree.  (taken from:

Emerald Ash borer treatments may also be discussed.

Louise Levy is the founder of Levy Tree Care.  She has worked as a graduate research assistant in Oregon and Alaska, served on the City of Duluth citizen Tree Commission, worked at the University of Minnesota Cloquet Forestry Center, and assisted Duluth with its tree inventory and tree planting program. 

Levy Tree Care is a professional arboriculture company owned and operated by Louise Levy. The company is dedicated to caring for the trees that people love. Based in Duluth, Minnesota, and serving Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin, Levy Tree Care offers pruning, plant health care, planting and consulting services for a diverse clientele including homeowners, businesses, municipalities, developers and institutions.


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