Carlinville, Ill. - Are you a gardener interested in learning how to prune fruit trees? Pruning fruit trees is a necessary task to reap the greatest benefit from your trees.

University of Illinois Extension will host a Pruning Apples and More Workshop at the Macoupin County Extension Office (#60 Carlinville Plaza, Carlinville). Join University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, Andrew Holsinger, as he presents a variety of pruning techniques for apples and other fruit trees. This program will take place on Thursday, February 13 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The cost for this program is $5 per person, which includes handouts. Please pre-register by visiting extension.illinois.edu/cjmm or by calling 217.532.3941. Please register by February 12.

University of Illinois Extension provides practical education that helps people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. For more information visit the Unit 18 website at extension.illinois.edu/cjmm or contact your local Extension office.