Plant Propagation for Gardeners

BIOLGY X 497.35

This course covers the fundamental tools and processes used in plant propagation. Students will learn a variety of techniques to propagate plants.


What you will learn.

  • Complete a graft of at least one plant
  • Start several plants from cuttings
  • Sow seeds of several different plants and seed sizes
  • Explain pollination control to produce pure seed
  • Use different tools involved with the propagation we cover in class and how to care for them
  • Demonstrate knowledge of proper safety measures to be safe in all propagation operations

About this course:

This course emphasizes both the science and art of plant propagation. Learn the science behind plant propagation and then apply that knowledge by propagating a wide variety of plants. Hands-on exercises cover a multitude of propagation methodologies and demonstrate different tools and techniques. Participants practice these techniques in an outdoor classroom environment to assimilate the art of propagation. Held at The Mildred E Mathias Botanical Garden on UCLA Campus.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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