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This program takes place in-person on Sunday, September 19.
Discover how simple it is to grow ferns from spores. Steve Pyne, Greenhouse Assistant at Mt. Cuba Center and skilled fern propagator, reviews the life cycle of these ancient plants, how to properly collect and dry fertile fronds, and the basic steps for successfully propagating ferns. Prepare a spore-starting medium, sow spores, and set up a simple growing system to take home in this hands-on workshop.
About the Instructor:
Steve Pyne is a Greenhouse Assistant at Mt. Cuba Center and works in the Victorian Fernery at Morris Arboretum. His current projects include propagating ferns, lycopods, and terrestrial orchids.
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