Grow Your Own: Seeds to Soil

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018

Time: 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Instructor: Heather Wehnau-Federlein

Location: Arroyo Room & Horticulture Unit

Member: Seeds to Soil @ $5.00
Nonmember: Seeds to Soil @ $45.00
Volunteer: Seeds to Soil @ $30.00

The Basics of California Native Plant Propagation

Have you had little success growing native plants from seed? After a brief introduction where you will learn about the biology of seeds, principles of seed propagation, seed dormancy-breaking techniques, and how to use specific tools and equipment, you'll be able to get your hands dirty in our Horticultural Nursery. The Garden's Plant Propagation Manager, Heather Wehnau will help you bring these techniques home. 

Instructor

Image of Heather Wehnau-FederleinHeather Wehnau-Federlein is a transplant from Upstate New York, where she received her B.A. in Plant Science, Ornamental Horticulture at Cornell University. She has worked in the nursery and landscaping industry for over 21 years, in addition to sidelining in landscape design and drought tolerant lawn conversions. She moved to CA in 2002 and has been at the Garden since 2007. Her training & interests include permaculture, native plants, edible plants, forest farming and urban farming, IPM, various arts and crafts, and as much exposure to the outdoors as possible. Her responsibilities at the Garden include growing plants for the living collection, contract growing, and overseeing in house plant propagation for the retail nursery.

Category: 
Gardening/Horticulture

Discounted Fall Member Classes

We love our Members!

This class is one of our many quarterly discounted classes for members. See below for a complete list of this season's classes.

September 8: Pruning Natives De-Mystified 
Take the mystery out of pruning and maintaining your natives in this special workshop led by the Garden's Horticulturist Bruce Reed.

September 19: Yoga in the Garden
Join us for an empowering all-levels yoga class. Free to members.

October 6: Garden Planning with the Experts
Get the most out of a visit to our Fall Sale with a tour and guidance on making the best plant choices for your garden.

October 17: Yoga in the Garden
Join us for an empowering all-levels yoga class. Free to members.

October 27: Garden Planning with the Experts
Get the most out of a visit to our Fall Sale with a tour and guidance on making the best plant choices for your garden.

November 16: Bringing the Wild Inside 
Learn the basic of flower arrangement and try out different greens and flowers to create your own native arrangements to take home.

November 17: Yoga in the Garden
Join us for an empowering all-levels yoga class. Free to members.

December 7: Grow Your Own: Seeds to Soil
Hear from Garden's Plant Propagation Manager, Heather Wehnau as you get down and dirty with this hands-on, crash course in seed propagation.

- registration required for all events -