Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) by John Ruter, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Image by by John Ruter, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org

Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) by John Ruter, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org

European Smokeberry (cotinus coggygria) credit Dow Gardens, Bugwood.org
Image by credit dow gardens, Bugwood.org

European Smokeberry (cotinus coggygria) credit Dow Gardens, Bugwood.org

Canadian Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis), Dow Gardens, Bugwood.org
Image by Dow Gardens, Bugwood.org

Canadian Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis), Dow Gardens, Bugwood.org

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TREE CARE: RIGHT TREE RIGHT PLACE

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SESSION 2 OF THE 2018 HOME GARDENING LECTURE SERIES
2 LA HSW CREDIT HOURS

Ken Almstead will discuss the importance of planting the right tree in the right place for public safety, tree health, species diversity and wildlife habitat. Arborist Almstead will emphasize the right species for the location, checking for girdling roots, understanding maturity factors and proper after care.

Ken Almstead is an ISA-certified arborist, CEO of Almstead Tree & Shrub & Care Company and winner of the ISA’s “2017 True Professionals of Arboriculture Award.” Ken is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Management, studied at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Cornell University and NYBG. He is serving his second six-year term on the Board of Directors of Cornell Cooperative Extension.Ken has been Chairman of the CCE Horticulture Committee for the past decade.

Directions to First Congregational Church, 210 Orchard Ridge Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514

From Saw Mill Parkway (N or S) take Chappaqua Exit 33 (Readers Digest Road). Follow uphill about ½ mile to Route117 (Bedford Road). Turn Right. Continue about ¾ mile, then turn right onto Orchard Ridge Road. Make an immediate right into church driveway.

Fee

$18 per lecture ($20 at door) or $90 for the entire 2018 Home Gardening Lecture Series

Learn More

https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.cce.cornell.edu/attachments/26329/2018Home_Gardening_Series.pdf?1508418672

Contact

Patris Beamon
IT Deskside Support/Community Educator/Volunteer Involvement Coordinator
westchester@cornell.edu
914-285-4620

Location

First Congregational Church
210 Orchard Ridge Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514