Description

Ever wondered how to start a garden without paying for plants? Join this interactive Master Class on how to propagate native plants from cuttings. From the science to the practice, after this workshop you will have the necessary knowledge to propagate any plant you like!

This Master Class will cover:

  • Propagation methods and when propagation from cuttings is a good option
  • Equipment required
  • Why and how plants can grow from cuttings
  • Types of cuttings
  • Demonstration of techniques
  • Tips for success
    • Practice your propagation skills
    • Question and Answer
    • Time permitting - propagation from seed and division may be briefly covered.

    In the morning of the same day and at the same venue we are running a master class on "Native Plant Propagation from Seed". If you book both classes you can attend both classes for $80 ($40 per class). You will need to book each class by using the "2 class - Seed & Cutting" ticket option when booking your tickets.

    Additional Info :

    • Propagation secateurs will be provided on the day for use but if you have a favourite pair, please bring them along to use
    • If you prefer to use gardening gloves, please BYO
    • To ensure no plant diseases are introduced to the nursery, all plant stock for propagation will be provided by the nursery.  Please do not bring any plant stock from home to propagate

    Master Class Presenter - David Sparks

    David has studied Ecology and Botany at the University of Queensland. He has had 6 years experience in ecological restoration and environmental education and has worked at St. Kilda Indigenous Nursery for over three years. He is currently also studying the Graduate Diploma in Adult education at RMIT

    Cancellation and Refund Policy 

    No refunds will be given for non-attendance.

    If there are insufficient numbers for an event it may be cancelled or postponed. If this is the case, you will be notified and given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different SGA event of equivalent value.

    Refunds will be issued for cancellations IF you give at least 10 days notice prior to the start date. Refunds will be net of any WeTeachMe booking fees and a A$10 refund administration fee.

    No refunds will be issued for cancellations with less than 10 days notice unless the event is fully booked out, including the cancelled tickets. If these conditions are met, refunds will be net of any WeTeachMe booking fees and less a A$10 refund administration fee.

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    What you will learn
    • How to grow a native garden at low cost
    • Propagation skills and techniques
    • Tips and Tricks for success
    What you will get
    • A pot of cuttings to take home
    • Notes from the class
    • Discount tube tubestock - $2 per tube stock bought on the day from the nursery (normal price $3.30)

    What to bring
    • Gardening Gloves (if you prefer)
    • Propagation Secateurs (class set available for use)
    Appropriate for

    gardeners, supporters of indigenous plants and habitat development


    Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) is a not-for-profit non-government organiation dedicated to achieving a healthy biodiverse planet.

    Its driving purpose is to:

    • Encourage, educate and enable home and professional gardeners to adopt sustainable gardening practices to protect or enhance the natural environment;
    • Provide information, education and undertake research about the natural environment;
    • Reconnect people to the natural world through gardening; and
    • Ensure an understanding of the impacts that gardening decisions about chemical and resource use have on the natural environment well beyond their neighbourhood.
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    Cancellation & Refund Policy

    SGA’s Cancelation and Refund Policy

    • No refunds will be given for non-attendance.
    • If there are insufficient numbers for an event it may be cancelled or postponed by SGA. If this is the case, you will be notified and given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different SGA event of equivalent value.
    • Attendee initiated cancellations - Refunds will be issued for cancellations if you give at least 7 days notice prior to the start date. Refunds will be reduced by 1) a $10 SGA administration fee 2) WeTeachMe fees (if applicable) and 3) any financial transaction fees (if aplicable).
    • No refunds will be issued for cancellations with less than 7 days notice unless the event is successfully booked out, including the cancelled tickets.

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    Terms & Conditions

    SGA’s Booking Conditions

    • Bookings are considered final once payment is made and no refunds will be given for non-attendance.
    • If there are insufficient numbers for an event it may be cancelled or postponed by SGA. If this is the case, you will be notified and given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different SGA event of equivalent value.
    • Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time for registration and seating

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    Jade

    16 September 2017 • Native Plant Propagation from Cuttings

    Really interesting and helpful workshop on propagating from cuttings, with lots of information specific to natives. Highly recommended.