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.

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Summer
Hybrid
Starting at $670.00
As few as 8 weeks
4.0

What you can 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.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday, Saturday
Available
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Instructor: DeAnna Vega
397749
Fee:
$670.00
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Location: UCLA , Remote Classroom
Notes

No meetings July 6 & 20, 2024.
Course format is a combination of online, live-online and in-person class meetings.
Students will be expected to attend in person class meeting, attend live online class sessions and also complete weekly online asynchronous class modules. 
Weekend in-person class meeting location is the Plant Growth Center at UCLA's Mildred E Mathias Botanical Garden
Elective course in Horticulture and Gardening Certificate
Internet access required. Materials Required

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 02, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 26, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jun 29, 2024
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
UCLA
Botanical Gardens TBD
Discussion
Sat Jul 13, 2024
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
UCLA
Botanical Gardens TBD
Discussion
Sat Jul 27, 2024
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
UCLA
Botanical Gardens TBD
Discussion
Sat Aug 10, 2024
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
UCLA
Botanical Gardens TBD
Lecture
Wed Aug 14, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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

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