Learn essential tips & tricks for pruning plumeria plants & trees!

Saturday, March 25, 2023, 10 am – 12 noon

Price: $40 – limited tickets available!
This is a special 2-hour workshop with Stacy & Mike with hands-on instruction, demonstrations, and extensive Q&A.

Atkinson Plumeria Farm, 5239 Alzeda Dr, La Mesa CA 91941

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


  • 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!

Stacy & Mike will not only teach you what to do, but they’ll show you, as well, with trimming demonstrations around the farm.

What to bring:

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

And wear sunscreen!

You’ll also receive an outline for taking notes so please bring a pen and something hard to write on.

Check-in begins 15 minutes before the event starts. Please give yourself enough time to arrive, park, and get a seat as the event will begin promptly at the start time.

Water and coffee will be provided. We’ll be in our open classroom in the shade. This is a rain-or-shine event.


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

About Stacy & Mike:

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. They have been pruning plumerias on their farm, and for others, for 25 years.