Pruning Fruit Trees

Stumped by when and how to prune your fruit trees? Learn techniques for cold damage removal, invigoration, branch configuration, and review best practices for making ideal cuts. Participants will observe real-time pruning at the Gardens and receive instruction from Jason Isenberg, ISA Certified Arborist, Tucson Botanical Gardens consultant and owner and principal designer of REALM, an award-winning landscape design firm.


Date: 03/08/2017

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

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