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Learn how to propagate native plants by seed. Join us at SKINC nursery as we delve into the world of propagation by seed. After this Master Class you will be equipped to collect, store and plant seeds just in time for the seed collecting season! 

This Master Class will cover:

  • How to collect viable seed
  • How to store seed 
  • Why some seeds need to be stored for over a year
  • Seeds treatments to increase germination
  • Growing media
  • Creating environmental conditions that help germination
  • Pricking out and planting out
  • Tips for success
    • Practice your seed propagation skills
    • Question and Answer

    In the afternoon of the same day and at the same venue we are running a master class on "Native Plant Propagation from Cuttings". 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. (SORRY - This offer is SOLD OUT)

    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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    Class Schedule

    Date : 10th September, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm, Location : St. Kilda Indigenous Nursery Co-op Address: 525 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne

    What you will learn
    • Tips and Tricks for success
    • How to collect, store, pretreat seeds
    • Seed propagation skills and techniques
    What you will get
    • Notes from the class
    • Planted seeds to take home
    • Discount tube tube stock - $2 per tube stock bought on the day from the nursery (normal price $3.30)

    What to bring
    • Gardening Gloves (if you prefer)
    What to wear

    Casual Clothes

    Appropriate for

    gardeners, supporters of indigenous plants and habitat development


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    Sustainable Gardening Australia

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    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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    Cancelation & Refund Policy

    SGA’s Cancelation and Refund Policy

    Non-attendance

    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.

    Forums and Master Class Cancelations: 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 and transaction fees and less an additional A$10 administration fee.

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

    Garden Tour Cancelations: Bookings for garden tours are considered final and no refunds will be issued for any cancellations. If you notify us up to 7 days before the scheduled time of the event, you may choose to transfer to another garden tour to attend at a later date. Any cancellations made after this cannot be transferred UNLESS we have interested people on a waiting list and so are considered a lost booking to you. You can have another person attend on your booking if you wish.

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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. 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 at least 5 minutes before the scheduled starting time.

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    Jenny

    20 September 2017 • Native Plant Propagation from Seeds

    Thankyou to David and Richard for an informative workshop. The information shared with us was extremely helpful and hopefully to be easily put into practice. Jenny Chivers

    Jade

    16 September 2017 • Native Plant Propagation from Seeds

    Very interesting and informative workshop on propagating from seeds. A very broad topic to cover and lots of species specific information that was very helpful. Highly recommended!