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Propagating Native Trees from Seed with Tree Pittsburgh

October 14th, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join Tree Pittsburgh's Megan Palomo in this unique autumnal workshop! Participants will get hands-on experience in woody plant propagation from seed. Learn seed collection and storing procedures, and sowing and germination techniques. We will work with native trees and shrubs with an emphasis on outdoor seed sowing in pots or growing beds. Growing natives from seed is easier than you think, and it’s a great way to help protect the genetic diversity of Pennsylvania’s native plants.

 Megan is Tree Pittsburgh's Heritage Tree Nursery Manager, where she grows native plants for reforestation projects. She has worked in the nursery industry for most of her life and enjoys educating others about the lost art of growing trees from seed.

 To register for this workshop CLICK HERE.

 

Foraged Wreath Making with Bridget's Apothecary on 12/9/2017September 18th, 2017

Despite winter settling in, this is still a time of abundance in the forest! Grapevines provide a sturdy base to start a wreath, and your imagination will do the rest. Conifers, dried flower stalks, a

Digestive Bitters with Bridget's Apothecary on 11/11/2017September 18th, 2017

Bitter flavors can actually help our natural digestive secretions work better and and help us digest more easily. In this class we’ll discuss how bitters can improve health, beginning bitters fo

Conifer Medicine Making with Bridget's Apothecary on 10/22/2017September 18th, 2017

Conifers are usually (though not always) tall evergreen trees. In our region, we all grew up calling them “pine” trees, but that’s not entirely accurate. We’ve got hemlock, spr

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