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Save money and increase your garden plants through simple propagation techniques using seeds and cuttings. Review the ethics of wild-collected seed and learn the basics of seed biology, germination, and storage. Study the principles of asexual plant reproduction; learn when and how to take cuttings; and practice proper techniques for preparing and rooting them. Take samples home. Dress for this hands-on workshop by wearing closed-toe shoes. Please bring hand pruners. Lunch is included.
This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on two Fridays: May 12 & 19, 2023.
About the Instructor:
James Rockwell is the Greenhouse and Nursery Manager at Mt. Cuba Center, where he oversees plant propagation and production in our conservation research greenhouse. Prior to his tenure here, James earned a BS in Environmental Horticulture from Virginia Tech and was a Senior Grower at Longwood Gardens.