Events

Ingersoll Land Care regularly provides public educational opportunities for the community. 

Check this events page for upcoming workshops, classes and presentations.

Conversations with Neighbors - All About Trees

Sunday, March 17th, 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, NY

 

Spring is coming - let's talk trees with Tom Ingersoll! A fun and lively afternoon of identification, selection, planting, pruning, and aftercare. Moderated by David Dew Bruner. Register HERE.

Principles of Pruning
Pruning Shrubs for Structure and Sustainability

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Ward's Nursery and Garden Center, Great Barrington MA

 

In this entertaining and interactive demonstration, Massachusetts Certified Arborists Tom and Melissa Ingersoll will give an overview of guidelines for pruning your landscape shrubs and hedges for health, form, fruit and flowers. Bring your clippers.

Register online for this event here.

Principles of Pruning
Pruning Shade trees and Ornamentals for Structure and Sustainability

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Ward's Nursery and Garden Center, Great Barrington MA

 

In this entertaining and interactive demonstration, Massachusetts Certified Arborists Tom and Melissa Ingersoll will give an overview of guidelines for pruning trees for health, form, fruit and flowers. Bring your clippers.

Register online for this event here.

Tree Care for Gardeners

Fridays: February 1st, 8th, 15th, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge MA

 

An intense and entertaining primer for Gardeners, Caretakers, Property Owners and budding Arborists. Massachusetts Certified Arborist Tom Ingersoll will provide tips on proper pruning, selection, and how to know when it's time to call the pros. This class is under way but seats are still available. Register HERE.

THOSE BELOW ARE PAST PRESENTATIONS. They may be offered again. Please email with presentation inquiries:

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop

2015, 2016, 2017

Kellogg Conservation Center, South Egremont, MA

 

This one is going to be fun! Join Tom for a few hours in the orchard at the ATC's Kellog Center and learn the principles of pruning for form, flowers, fruit, disease and pest resistance, etc. Bring your favorite pruning tools so we can compare kits!  For more info, email Adam Brown.

Sheffield Tree Project

2019 Arbor Day Celebration - Saturday, April 27th, 9:00 AM - Noon

LOCATION TBD - Sheffield, MA

 

Ingersoll Land Care will be there to support the STP and share in the fun. Bring your shovel and join us for a Planting Demonstration, Arbor Day Proclamation, and...snacks! 

Spanish in the Garden

2016

Education Center, Berkshire Botanical Garden

 

Even if you're not a native Spanish speaker, you undoubtedly have Spanish-speaking colleagues, workers and friends. So how good is your conversational Spanish? Especially where it comes to trees (arboles), shrubs (arbolitos) and flowers (flores)? Learn the basics of how to communicate and create relationships in both languages. Bring your tongue.

Register HERE.

Tree Care for Gardeners

Winter, 2016 - 2017

Education Center, Berkshire Botanical Garden

 

You might not be a climber or chainsaw operator, but you are a steward of the garden, including its largest plants: trees. Learn the basics of tree biology and identification, the tree’s role in the ecosystem, proper selection, siting, planting, pruning , fertilization, pest identification and when to call in the Certified Arborist.

Register HERE.

Click to view Annual Conference Program
Managing a Multicultural Workforce

New England Chapter of ISA Annual Conference - North Conway, NH

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 8am