How to Trim Your Plumerias

Learn important tips & tricks to prune plumerias!

Saturday, March 12, 2022

10 a.m.

Price: $50 – limited tickets available!
Includes special 2-hour workshop with Stacy & Mike, hands-on instruction, extensive Q&A,  door prizes

Atkinson Plumeria Farm, La Mesa, CA

You’ll learn what to prune, when to prune, how to prune, and why we prune – for both potted and in-ground plants. How to assess the pruning needs of plants and good pruning practices that encourage blooming. Plus:

  • Equipment needed
  • Types of cuts
  • Types of branches
  • Understand spring dangers
  • The use of staking
  • Cross-branching and airflow issues
  • Canopy and growth types
  • Much more!

This is the first time Stacy & Mike have offered this workshop in an in-person, intimate setting on their farm. They’ll not only teach you what to do, but they’ll show you, as well, with trimming demonstrations around the farm.

What to bring:

  • Wear sunscreen
  • Water bottle (refills provided)
  • Hat
  • Close-toed shoes
  • Aloha spirit

Check-in begins 15 minutes before the event start time. The event will start promptly at 10 am. Coffee and water will be provided.

This is a rain or shine event. We’ll be outside under shade and in the open. Mask-wearing is optional.

Stacy and Mike have been growing plumerias on Mt Helix for over 25 years. The PBS program “A Growing Passion” featured them on their Emmy-winning episode about plumerias. They’ve taught plumeria workshops around the United States. Stacy has been pruning plumerias on their farm, and for others, for 25 years.

BUY TICKETS:
10:00 am Workshop

NOTE: If the class is sold out, email us to get on the waitlist.