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Class: SEED SAVING

Sun, August 18 @ 10:00 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT

Nasami Farm, 128 North Street
Whately, MA 01038
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Seed saving brings tremendous benefits to the willing gardener. Learn how seeds develop, stay dormant, and germinate. This hands-on workshop covers harvesting, cleaning, and storing a wide spectrum of native seeds. Spend time in the field observing and collecting seeds, then practice cleaning. Take your seeds home at the end of class. Bring a lunch and dress appropriately for the field.

Co-sponsored by New England Wild Flower Society.

Instructor: Kate Stafford, is a horticulturalist and the former Nursery Operations Manager and Propagator at Nasami Farm. While working at Nasami Farm in Whately, MA, Kate Stafford focused on growing the region’s native plants from wild-harvested, sustainably collected seed. Kate also ran the nursery volunteer program, taught courses, and wrote articles. She has a profound interest in plant communities and the life they support. She received a BS in Biology from the University of Massachusetts.

Class Fee: $66 (Member)  $80 (Nonmember)

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Date:
Sun, August 18
Time:
10:00 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
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Venue

Nasami Farm
128 North Street
Whately, MA 01038
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Phone:
617-436-5838
Website:
www.ecolandscaping.org

Organizer

Penny Lewis
Phone:
617-436-5838
Email:
ela.info@comcast.net
Website:
https://www.ecolandscaping.org/

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