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Propagating Trees and Shrubs from Cuttings and Seeds
, Plant Propagator, Arnold Arboretum
Saturdays, October 3 and November 7, 9:00am–4:00pm
Dana Greenhouse Classroom
Need to nurture? Then join longtime Arboretum propagator Jack Alexander to learn basic information and techniques for propagating most woody plants. Session One includes a lecture and workshop on seed propagation and construction of a propagation case. Session Two will be a lecture and workshop on hardwood cuttings. You will leave class with numerous cuttings and seeds to care for. To participate, you must sign an Assumption of Risk and Release in order to practice the techniques taught in class. Bring a lunch and beverage. If you own hand pruners, bring them to class. A sharp knife and an apron may also be helpful. You will be collecting propagules from the Arboretum grounds on both afternoons regardless of weather, so dress accordingly and wear comfortable shoes.
Fee $180 member, $230 nonmember
Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.
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