Registration is open for a Seed Sowing Workshop to be held Feb. 22 and March 29 (snow dates March 1, April 5). Sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stonecrop Gardens, Cold Spring. Cost is $50/$40 for members. Registration and advanced payment required.
Part One includes the following lessons: Learn the basic principles of seed propagation, Demonstration of seed sowing techniques, and How to apply your newfound knowledge to sow a variety of annuals. The skilled growers at Stonecrop will tend to seed pans over five weeks, seeing them through germination on to their early stages of growth.
Part Two includes: Return to Stonecrop (March 29) when seedlings are ready to be “pricked out,” Learn the critical skill of “pricking out,” and “Prick out” newly germinated propagules into larger rounds for “growing on.”
Upon completion, participants will take home several rounds of freshly “pricked out” annuals. Space is limited to 10 participants. Participants must be able to commit to both sessions. RSVP by Wednesday, Feb 19. Call 845-265-2000. Visit stonecrop.org.