Workshop Description

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

Workshop Duration

  • 1 ½ hours including Q&A time

What Participants Will Learn

  • How to grow a native garden at low cost
  • Propagation skills and techniques
  • Tips and Tricks for success

Topics Covered

  • Propagation methods and when propagation from cuttings is a good option
  • Equipment required
  • Why and how plants can grow from cuttings
  • Types of cuttings
  • Demonstration of techniques
  • Tips for success
  • Practice your propagation skills
  • Question and Answer

What is Provided by SGA

  • Workshop presenter / facilitator
  • Pots / propagation soil mix and plant materials for propagation during workshop
  • Tools and consumables to use during  the workshop including secateurs, dibble sticks,  rooting hormone, watering can.
  • Class notes will be emailed for printing and handing out at the class

What is Provided by You

  • A suitable venue and set up for the class.  This is best held in an existing nursery with sutiable tables although other options can be discussed
  • A Council representative to set up the venue and host
  • Copies of notes and handouts for the class
  • Catering if desired

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