Learn how to create hundreds of new plants for your garden without spending penny - at any time of the year. Come on the one day course, Plantastic Cloning, and:
- learn the difference between sexual and vegetative propagation
- develop your understanding of plant anatomy
- discover how you can propagate in many different ways: cuttings, grafting, division and layering
- gain practical experience of some of these methods of propagation
it's useful to know...
- The training starts off in a cosy living room and in the afternoon we walk 5 minutes to Finsbury Park, to do some practical work
- There's a maximum of 12 people per course giving you the best chance to learn
- The price includes snacks, drinks and a detailed handout: £65 / £40 concessions
- If you book onto a Design A Forest Garden course at the same time, the bundle price is £110 / £70.
- GIFT service. If you are booking this as a present for someone else we can post or email you a gift card
comments from plant propagation students
"Really well run and professional." “More techniques, which I previously thought were more complex, made understandable.” “The hands on practical propagation skill of actually doing it yourself fills you with confidence.” “I had never done any tip layering before so it was great to get experience of doing this.”
about the tutor
Jo Homan is a freelance forest gardening tutor who has been teaching people forest gardening skills, such as propagation, since 2012. In 2013, with the support of Brighton Permaculture Trust and Urban Harvest, she developed the first ever accredited forest garden course, Creating a Forest Garden (CAFG) which has now been adapted to the one day, A Taste of Forest Gardening. Jo's favourite form of propagation is division since it instantly creates a new plant - and that feels very rewarding. Her favourite forest garden nibbles are lovage, saltbush, jostaberries and chestnuts. Here she is talking about forest gardening and there are a few more interviews with her here. Jo was a primary school teacher, layout artist, print manager and childminder before setting up Transition Finsbury Park and then founding Edible Landscapes London. She also enjoys climbing and swing dancing.