Deciduous Shade Tree Care – 10 a.m. to noon

Knowing when and how to prune your shade trees can impact their longevity and performance.  Certified Arborist, Jason Isenberg, will guide you through the basic principles behind caring for young and mature trees respectively.  Jason will share tips about growth habits and common problems with several local deciduous tree species. Jason is an acclaimed landscape designer and owner of REALM as well as Horticultural Consultant for Tucson Botanical Gardens.  This class is offered as and elective for the Urban Forestry Certificate Program.

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Date: 01/12/2018

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Price: $15

Class availability limitations: None


Jason Isenberg

Jason Isenberg

Landscape designer, Jason Isenberg, developed an enthusiasm for working with plants and people as a horticultural therapist at Desert Survivors, a non-profit plant nursery that serves adults with developmental disabilities. Now, Jason shares his passion for organics, sustainable practices, unique design and outdoor living with the public as founder and owner of REALM (, a full-service outdoor lifestyle firm specializing in custom design, detailed construction and 100% organic maintenance. Jason and REALM have won numerous awards as they blend a fresh outlook, concern for fragile natural resources, and a passion for originality together to achieve what they have termed “sophisticated sustainability.”

Photo credit: Gillian Drummond