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May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm


Plant Propagation: Section A

plant propagation in white and yellow pots
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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. Dress for this hands-on workshop, wear closed-toe shoes, and take samples home. Please bring hand pruners.
It is recommended that students complete Botany for Gardeners before enrolling in this course.

This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Two Fridays: May 13 & 20

About the Instructor:
James Rockwell is the Greenhouse and Nursery Production Manager at Mt. Cuba Center, where he oversees plant production in our conservation research greenhouse. Prior to his tenure here, James earned two bachelor’s degrees from Virginia Tech and was a TRIAD Fellow at Longwood Gardens.

Patrick Greenwald is the Horticulturist for the Meadow and Dogwood Path gardens at Mt. Cuba Center. He has an MS in Plant Science from Missouri State University and a passion for native plants of eastern North America. Specializing in matrix gardens, He loves to increase diversity in garden design through naturalistic native plantings. His personal mission is to inspire fellow nature advocates and gardeners one garden at a time.

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