Adult Programs

Spring Native Plant Propagation (In-person)

Learn methods for propagating your favorite native plants in the late winter and early spring.

Content Detail

Learn methods for propagating your favorite native plants in the late winter and early spring. Learn which seeds should be sown in the fall or spring, and learn techniques for grafting and spring seed starting. Discuss seed storage, learn which seeds will need cold to germinate, practice identifying and collecting seeds in early spring, and more. 

Covid-19 Precautions:

Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s safety guidelines

Notes:

Held mostly indoors. Please bring a pair of hand pruners if you have them.  A limited number will be provided in class for those who do not have their own pruners. Limit 15.

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Jeff Weiss

Jeff Weiss is a restoration ecologist who works in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa as a volunteer and professional.  He teaches ecological restoration and horticulture at the College of Lake County and The Morton Arboretum.  He founded and leads the Buffalo Grove Environmental Action Team and the Buffalo Creek Clean Water Partnership.  He received his MS in natural resources and environmental sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 2014, and is president of Living Lands Conservation Company.

 

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