Berkshire Botanical Garden
In this hands-on workshop, learn how to grow native perennials from seed. Dottie “Lou” Kratt, owner of Northeast Native Seeds, will discuss the benefits of using native plants in various landscape types; native plant selections best suited for our region and various growing conditions; seed stratification; and site requirements. Participants will learn how to prepare a site for sowing plants from seed and various low-tech techniques for starting native plants from seed. Each participant will go home with seeds to plant in their own gardens.
Dottie “Lou” Kratt is the owner of Northeast Native Seeds, a small native seed company specializing in local native species. Previously, Lou was the Propagation and Seed Bank Manager for Project Native and a gardener at BBG.
Advance registration is highly recommended, but walk-ins are always welcome, space permitting.
Withdrawals: To withdraw your registration from a class, please contact us as soon as possible so we can make your space available to others. If you give us at least 7 days’ notice prior to the event, we will refund you less an administrative fee equaling 25% of the program cost.
Please note: we cannot offer refunds for withdrawals less than 7 days before a class.