Jumpstart Spring: Forcing Bulbs

Arnold Arboretum, Dana Greenhouse Jamaica Plain, MA

Tiffany Enzenbacher, Manager of Plant Production, Arnold Arboretum Wednesday, January 15, 5:00–7:00pm Location: Dana Greenhouse, Arnold Arboretum Cure the winter doldrums! Students will learn the basics of bulb forcing and will plant a layered bulb container containing daffodils, hyacinths, grape hyacinths, and tulips. Bulb arrangements will be taken home to nurture and enjoy. Fee for all […]


Growing Plants from Seeds

Arnold Arboretum, Dana Greenhouse Jamaica Plain, MA

Jack Alexander, Plant Propagator, Arnold Arboretum Location: Dana Greenhouse Classroom, Arnold Arboretum There’s nothing more satisfying to a gardener than growing plants from seeds. From annuals and perennials to trees and shrubs, success can be achieved if you understand what triggers germination. Expert propagator Jack Alexander will share techniques for starting various types of plants […]


Propagating Trees and Shrubs from Cuttings and Seeds

Arnold Arboretum, Dana Greenhouse Jamaica Plain, MA

Need to nurture? Then join longtime Arboretum propagator Jack Alexander to learn basic information and techniques for propagating most woody plants. Session One includes a lecture and workshop on seed propagation and construction of a propagation case. Session Two will be a lecture and workshop on hardwood cuttings. You will leave class with numerous cuttings […]


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