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October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Seed Collecting and Saving Workshop

White false indigo (Baptisia alba) in the Meadow that has gone to seed
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Harvesting seeds is a cost-efficient and exciting way to increase the number of plants in your garden. Learn the best techniques forcollecting and storing seeds produced by our native trees, shrubs, and perennials. Following a brief lecture, participants will head out to the gardens for some hands-on seed collecting. Take home samples from Mt. Cuba Center’s gardens. (Class size is limited.)

This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Wednesday, October 6 (Rain Date: Wednesday, October 13)

About the Instructor:
Shelby French oversees plant propagation, wild collections, and various research projects as the Propagation Manager at Mt. Cuba. She earned a degree in Entrepreneurship from Delaware Technical Community College and is a 2002 graduate of Longwood Gardens’ Professional Gardener Program.

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