Native Plant Propagation

18/03/2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
St. Kilda Indigenous Nursery Co-op
525 Williamstown Rd
Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Starting at $36

Ever wonder how to start a garden without paying for plants? Join this interactive Master Class on how propagate native plants from cuttings, divisions and seeds. From the science to the practice, after this workshop you will have the necessary knowledge to propagate any plant you like!

This Master Class will cover:

  • Propagation methods and why choose one over the other
  • Seeds
    • types
    • how to pick ripe seeds
    • seed treatments
    • demonstrations
    • tips for success
  • Cuttings
    • Why and how plants grow from cuttings
    • types of cuttings
    • demonstration of techniques
    • tips for success
  • Division
    • how to split clumps of plants
    • tips for success
  • Question and Answer

Master Class Presenter – David Sparks

David  has studied Ecology and Botany at the University of Queensland. He has had 6 years experience in ecological restoration and environmental education and has worked at St. Kilda Indigenous Nursery for over three years. He is currently also studying the Graduate Diploma in Adult Education at RMIT.

What You Get

  • A pot of cuttings to take home
  • Discount tube stock – $2 per tube bought on the day from the nursery (normal price $3.30)
  • Notes to take home


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