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Learn the principles and practices of plant propagation including cuttings, division, seed collection, stratification and germination with landscape designer and native plant horticulturist Beth Farmer. Work hands-on with cuttings, seeds and plants to learn propagation procedures for different species. By the end of the course, you’ll have knowledge to reproduce your own plants including trees, shrubs, perennials, herbs and vegetables. Take home root cuttings, germinating seeds for perennials and vegetables, and more native plant seeds to experiment with.

Fees: Member $65, Non-Member $78

All programs are subject to change. Pre-registration through our website is required. 

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden strives to be a Garden for all and we are committed to offering diverse adult learning opportunities that are inclusive and accessible to all learners. If you would like to request an accommodation to support your participation in an adult learning opportunity at the Garden, please contact [email protected] or call 804-262-9887 x328 and we will make our best effort to help.

Register Member $65

Register Non-Member $78

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - Wednesday, May 1, 2024
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Details

Beth Farmer Creating a Backyard Wildlife Habitat

This course takes place over two Wednesdays from 9 am – 12 pm:

  • April 24
  • May 1

About the Instructor

Beth Farmer is a landscape designer and native plant horticulturist who owned and operated Garden Gate Nursery in Bowling Green for 12 years and currently operates Garden Gate Landscape and Design. She has an Associate of Landscape Design from the University of Richmond and has taught and spoken to numerous groups in central Virginia.