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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
|Native Seed Propagation Workshop|
John Bartram’s seeds of plants from Colonial America were widely treasured in 18th century England. This workshop is intended for all interested in seed propagation techniques for native perennials and woody plants. Topics include seed collection methods, post-collection handling, cleaning equipment and techniques, seed storage and sowing techniques, sowing media, cultural requirements of seedlings, and dormancy requirements.
Fee: $40 ($35 NCBG Members)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
|Therapeutic Horticulture - An Introductory Workshop|
This full day workshop introduces the theory and practice of therapeutic horticulture. Participants will spend the day in the Garden's state-of-the-art horticultural therapy 'Growing Classroom' and gardens learning how to use plants, gardens and nature as a therapeutic tool for health and well being, including physical, social, emotional, and cognitive health. The workshop will provide an overview of the field and information on therapeutic approaches, activity planning, and working with different populations. We will discuss ways to integrate therapeutic horticulture into various settings for people of all ages and abilities. The workshop is geared toward practitioners and students in the health, human services, and horticultural fields, but anyone interested in learning more about the therapeutic use of horticulture is welcome. Hands-on activities will be part of this workshop. Lunch is provided. CEU credits are available.
Register early—enrollment is limited to 22
Deadline for registration: September 19
Fee: $110 ($100 NCBG Members).
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Holiday Tree Ornament Workshop: Leaf Garlands and Pressed Flowers|
Join us for a Holiday Tree ornament making workshop! Participants will create leaf garlands and make pressed flower ornaments on paper to adorn the NCBG Holiday Tree. Materials will be provided, though your own pressed flowers and leaves could add to the variety of designs.
Free, but pre-registration required.