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Science of Plant Propagation

Saturday Midnight to Sunday Midnight

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Learn about the art and science of plant propagation on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24 and 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adam Wheeler will focus on the basic botany needed to understand and successfully propagate plants. Sexual and asexual propagation methods including sowing seeds, cuttings, grafting, layering, and division will be covered. Students will learn the fascinating science behind propagation along with the various techniques used to create new plants. Please bring your own lunch.

Adam Wheeler started work at Broken Arrow Nursery in 2004 after completing his BS degree in Urban Forestry and Landscape Horticulture at the University of Vermont. Adam manages plant propagation, container and field production and the acquisition and development of new plants. He is a past recipient of the Young Nursery Professional Award from the New England Nursery Association and is also an adjunct lecturer at Naugatuck Valley Community College.


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