divide existing perennials, gather seeds, ready next year’s crop

Learn to propagate perennials at Merryspring

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CAMDEN — Gardener John Fromer will lead an outdoor presentation on perennial seeds and propagation, Tuesday, September 17, at 12 p.m., at Merryspring Nature Center. 

Late summer is a great time to start thinking about next year’s plants, according to Merryspring, in a news release. In this program, John Fromer will teach gardeners how to divide existing perennials, how to gather seeds from plants, and how to take cuttings to propagate new plants.

A selection of recommended gardening books and tools will be available for purchase after the program.

This is an outdoor program. Guests should wear weather-appropriate clothing.

Fromer has been a Maine Master Gardener since 1998 and runs Appleton Ridge Flower and Vegetable Farm with his wife ,Kathy, also a Maine Master Gardener. Together they grow flowers, vegetables, and herbs in a sustainable and authentic fashion.

This event is part of the Summer Talk series, co-sponsored by RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn and The First Bank.

Admission to Tuesday talks is $5, with free admission for members of Merryspring.

Merryspring is a community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information on this program, contact info@merryspring.org or call 207-236-2239.

Event Date: 

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 12:00pm

Address: 

Merryspring Nature Center
Camden  Maine
United States