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  • Conifer Propagation Seminar

    Date: March 7, 2015

    Conifer Propagation Seminar at Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    March 7, 2015 –   9am – 4pm

    Join us as we share what we know about some of the rare plants of the

    Harper Collection of Dwarf and Rare Conifers. Now condensed into one day!

    Learn the art and science of making more conifers (cone-bearing plants). Staff and volunteers will share their extensive knowledge and experience on the nuances of propagation. Seminar includes:

    Hands-on grafting of 6 different plants*

    Cuttings of at least 16 plants*

    Lunch, and

    Tour of Harper Collection or propagation facility

    * Species will likely include Thuja, Juniperus, Pinus, Picea, and Abies. Extensive care instructions provided.

    Designed for the beginning propagator, this seminar will share techniques even experienced propagators will appreciate.
    Advance registration is required, but experience is not.                      

    Cost: $100 per person / $90 per person for Friends of HLG  $125 per person after Feb 21. Registration is limited and will close on March 1st. Registration is required.

    Hidden Lake Gardens - www.HiddenLakeGardens.msu.edu - (517) 431-2060