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Native Plant Propagation

with Matt Gocke, NCBG Nursery and Greenhouse Manager

This event is full. Now accepting wait list registrations.

Date: Saturday, June 3, 2023

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Fee: $45 ($41 Members)


Learn the fundamentals of vegetative propagation and how to propagate plants native to the southeastern United States. We'll focus on low-tech methods you can apply at home, and all participants will have a newly stuck cutting to take home in a rudimentary, DIY mobile greenhouse. This workshop will feature a lecture, in-class demonstrations and participation, and a tour of the NCBG nursery.


Remaining Seats: 0

Note: Preregistration is required | Registration open through 6/2/2023 12:00 PM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructor

A resident of Durham, NC, Matt Gocke is the nursery and greenhouse manager at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. His responsibilities at the Garden include seed and vegetative propagation of southeastern US native plants for use in the NCBG habitats and landscapes and for sale to the general public. Prior to his work at NCBG, Matt landscaped and was a Master's student and staff member at the NC State University Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. His research focus was developing rooting protocol for stem cuttings of native tree species including pine, sweetgum and a variety of oak species.

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