Pruning for Homeowners
March 8, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Discover the art of pruning with our program designed exclusively for homeowners and garden enthusiasts eager to enhance their knowledge of pruning techniques for both home gardens and landscapes. Immerse yourself in hands-on learning through on-site demonstrations led by experienced instructors. Join us as we delve into the world of effective pruning and cultivate skills that will transform your home garden into a thriving masterpiece.
Capacity is limited, so reserve your spot today!
Additional Information: This class will take place in person at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Location information will be provided via email the week of the class.
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About the instructor:
Jayne Luetzow serves as the Regional Extension Agent for Home Grounds, serving Northwest Alabama. She is a native of Montgomery, Alabama and grew up working for her parents’ ornamental plant nursery. Jayne graduated in 2014 from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in horticulture and in 2016 with a master’s degree in horticulture. Although a native of central Alabama Jayne is no stranger to North Alabama. She conducted her master’s research at Huntsville Botanical Gardens evaluating the benefits of youth field trips. Prior to working as an extension agent, Jayne taught numerous horticulture classes as a professor at El Camino College and Fullerton College in the Los Angeles, California area. Jayne has worked with Alabama Cooperative Extension for a little over a year. She specializes in landscape design, ornamental horticulture, floral design, adult, and youth education. As an extension agent, one of her primary duties is the instructor for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program and is also the advisor to Shoals Master Gardeners and Lawrence County Master Gardener Associations. Jayne also provides public programming on horticulture and can answer any of your gardening and landscaping questions. Outside of work, Jayne enjoys traveling, hiking, running, and reading.
Brian Brown grew up in the small town of Oakman, AL in Walker County. He earned his Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D all in Horticulture from Auburn University, as well as an Associate’s degree in industrial electronics from Bevill State Community College. He worked in the Auburn University Department of Horticulture for over a decade as an academic advisor. Post-Auburn he took a position with AmericanHort, a national trade association. After AmericanHort, he worked for Smith Lake Landscaping as a landscape designer and estimator and began his career in Extension in June 2021 as Regional Extension Agent in Northeast Alabama with his home office in Guntersville. He is a certified landscape designer in the state of Alabama.