North Carolina Botanical Garden


Native Seed Propagation

with Heather Summer, NCBG Seed Program Coordinator

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Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fee: $38 ($34 Members)


Intended for all levels, students learn seed propagation techniques for native perennials and woody plants. Topics include seed collection methods, post-collection handling, cleaning equipment and techniques, seed storage, seed sowing techniques, sowing media, cultural requirements of seedlings, and dormancy requirements.

No prerequisites. 



Remaining Seats: 0

Registration open through 10/10/2019 11:59 PM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Heather Summer is the Seed Program Coordinator for the North Carolina Botanical Garden.  She has a B.S. in Biology (with a concentration in botany) from Florida State University and an M.S. in Ecology from the University of Georgia.  Prior to joining the Garden, Heather worked as a regional vegetation ecologist and project manager for NatureServe in Durham, and as a field biologist for the Florida Natural Areas Inventory in Tallahassee, FL and the J.W. Jones Ecological Research Center in Newton, GA.

Certificate in Native Plant Studies Credits

Native Plant Studies Elective Course: Credits - 0.25


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