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  • Seed Basics & Journaling
    March 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Supply Basics & Cutting
    March 21, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Division & Growth Management
    March 28, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:30 am


A Three-Part Course with instructor Arlene Molina, Natural Science Educator, GHF

Whether you’ve been planting in your yard for years or you are new to the world of gardening, chances are you’ve wondered how to make the most of your plant inventory (and your budget). Well, the best way to avoid mainstream, retail garden stock and control your own plant growth is through propagation!

Propagation is defined as breeding plants via natural processes using a variety of plant parts such as seeds, cuttings, and others. In our new three-part course designed for beginning gardeners and those new to propagation, we’ll break down all the basic elements needed for you to easily propagate your own plants at home. Learn about plant anatomy, planting techniques, important equipment, journaling, cutting, rooting, division, composting, plant problems and more. No experience necessary!

About the instructor: Arlene Molina has been a core member of the Gardens at Heather Farm education team for over 25 years, teaching thousands of classes on a variety of topics including plant anatomy, native plants, ecology, composting, pollination, and geology. She also collaborates with our Garden Manager and garden volunteers in maintenance and development of our public garden spaces.  Arlene is a master teacher and plant expert with a great wealth of knowledge about local plants and wildlife.

Registration fee includes all three classes.
Advanced registration strongly encouraged, space is limited.


Venue Phone: 925-947-1678

Venue Website:

1540 MARCHBANKS DR, Walnut Creek, California, 94598, United States