Propagation YearPropagation Year

The Propagation Year

Over the course of 5 sessions, timed to coincide with a different aspect of propagation, this course is designed to offer an in depth overview of the art of propagation.

We will not only look at how to propagate, we will also be looking at the all important aftercare.  Analysing the full cycle from seed sowing and taking the cuttings to planting out a well grown, sturdy plant.

Each session will last approximately 3 -4 hours and will be hands on practical.  You will be working alongside Jack Willgoss who heads up the propagation side at Wildegoose Nursery.

The course will be held on the following dates:

Thursday 25th January – Introduction to propagation, materials and equipment, root cuttings, Viola cuttings and Hardwood cuttings.

Thursday 14th March – Basal Cuttings, Seed Sowing and Spring Divisions.

Thursday 18th April – Propagating Grasses and pricking out seeds.

Thursday 6th June – Summer Cuttings and mid-season Divisions.

Thursday 12th September – Collecting and Storing Seed and Autumn Divisions.

Limited to 5 places

9.45am Start




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