Propagating Woodland Plants

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

March 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM

Location: Univ of IL Extension Building, Auditorium, 402 N. Hershey Rd, Bloomington, IL

Email: ilprairiewo@gmail.com

Link: http://illinoisprairie.wildones.org/?p=137

Event Description

February 17, 2014 Updated Feb 17, 2014 at 12:11 PM CDT

John Marlin will share tips and strategies for propagating your own woodland beauties such as bluebells, jack-in-the-pulpit, trillium, and other native Illinois woodland plants. The presentation will include techniques for propagating woodland wildflowers from seeds and cuttings, examples of woodland plants at various stages of development, and discussion on potential uses in urban gardens. John will also discuss how students from grade school to college can participate in this activity in addition to commenting on the importance of native plants to pollinators and birds and the threat posed by invasive plants and changes in the Illinois landscape.

This event is free and open to the public. The Univ of IL Extension Building is a handicap accessible building.

Wild Ones is a national organization of local chapters, promoting the planting of native species in order to preserve the local biodiversity on which all life depends. For more information on our local chapter, Illinois Prairie, please visit our website, http://illinoisprairie.wildones.org

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