Plant Propagation at the Nature Foundation at Wintergreen

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Date/Time
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Ivy Creek Natural Area - Education Building

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Jean Bertelsen of The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen will join us in advance of a Virginia Native Plant Society field trip to Wintergreen’s native plant nursery.

Jean will discuss the Nature Foundation’s native plant propagation and gardening program. The Foundation’s native plant propagation program works to develop and share a broad knowledge of plant species native to our area. They also propagate plants from seeds, plant division, and cuttings. The Plant Propagation Team uses only native plants from approved Wintergreen and neighboring sites as sources.

The program promotes the use of native plants in landscaping within the Wintergreen community as well. The plants propagated by the Plant Propagation Team’s volunteers are sold in the spring, summer and fall.

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