May 6, 2018 09:00:00
Australian Rural Education Centre (AREC)
267 Ulan Rd, Bombira NSW 2850
0435 055 493
morning tea provided
Watershed Landcare will be hosting a seed collection and propagation workshop on Sunday 6 May and have invited local ecologist, David Allworth, and local botanist, Christine McRae, to share their extensive knowledge on the subject.
The workshop will cover the following topics:
Basic identification features of some commonly found local plant species
Useful texts to help with identification
Why collecting locally is best – (also only collect from large healthy populations)
Timing – weather, ripeness of seed
Containers for collected material
Equipment for processing collected material
Processing collected material
Storage for seed – labelling, insect attack
Best time to sow seed
Protection of your seedlings
Workshop participants with gain knowledge and skills to select for viable seed, ensure successful germination and give seedlings the best start.
The seed collection and propagation workshop will be held from 9am to 12 noon on Sunday 6 May at the Straw Bale Shed, AREC. The workshop is free to attend with morning tea and lunch provided.
All welcome. For more information or to book your spot please contact Agness Knapik, Watershed Landcare Coordinator, on 0435 055 493 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is supported by Watershed Landcare through funding from Michael King and Landcare Australia.