6/17/2016 to 6/24/2016
Two Fridays: June 17th & 24, 2016
10 AM - 2:30 PM
Mt. Cuba Center
Save money and increase your garden plants through simple propagation techniques using
seeds, cuttings, and divisions. 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 proper techniques for preparing and rooting cuttings; and determine when and how to
divide plants. Dress for this hands-on workshop, wear closed-toe shoes, and take samples
home. Bring your lunch and hand pruners or scissors.
Shelby French is Mt. Cuba Center's Assistant Greenhouse Manager and Propagator. Previously,
Shelby worked for commercial greenhouses and in the tree care industry. She enjoys the
challenges of propagating native plants.
Phil Oyerly is Mt. Cuba Center's Greenhouse Manager, where he and his staff grow native plants
to support the center's landscape and research activities. Phil is also an expert grower of native
This course is eligible for 4 PCH CEUs.
For additional information, or to register, click here: PLANT PROPAGATION
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