Grow Your Own: Native Plants from Cuttings

Date: Friday, January 18, 2019

Time: 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Instructor: Heather Wehnau-Federlein

Location: Arroyo Room & Blaksley Library

Member: Plants from Cuttings @ $5.00
Nonmember: Plants from cuttings @ $45.00
Volunteer: Plants from Cuttings @ $30.00

Learn how to grow California native plants vegetatively from cuttings. The class includes a lecture on the basics of cutting propagation, and specific guidelines for California natives. We will then walk the garden to collect cutting material and end the class with a hands on lab and tour in the living collections nursery.


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.