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Hands on Plant Propagation Workshop

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Hands on Plant Propagation Workshop

Time: November 24, 2013 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: Inspiration Farm
Street: 619 E. Laurel Rd.
City/Town: Bellingham, WA 98226
Website or Map: Http://
Phone: 360-398-7061
Event Type: workshop, re-skilling, plants, forest
Organized By: Brian Kerkvliet
Latest Activity: Nov 26, 2013

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Learn how to propagate woody perennials from hard wood cuttings and layering for your own food forest plantings. Fall is the best time to select cuttings of many different types of shrubs and bushes to root through the winter dormant season. Learn how to strike cuttings from currents, gooseberries, grapes, autumn olive, seabuckthorn, kiwi and more at this time of year. We will also demonstrate layering as a propagation technique, which is typically done for filberts,  blueberries and other plants that don't strike roots from cuttings so easily.

Inspiration Farm is an established but evolving permaculture system that has dozens of plants to take cuttings from and observe established systems this  makes it a wonderful location to host this type of workshop. 

Trained Permaculture designer Brian Kerkvliet will lead the group through all the steps necessary and explain the finer points of simple plant propagation for this time of year. He has been propagating his own nursery stock for the past 6 years in order to help develop Inspiration Farm and other food forests.
When: Sunday November 24th 1-4 
Where: Inspiration Farm 619 E laurel Rd
Cost: $20 per person or $40 a car load
Limited to 10 people
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Comment by Meichen Plumhoff on November 23, 2013 at 5:15pm


A friend and I are looking for a carpool out of bellingham to attend the workshop. Is anyone willing to share space in their car?

Please give me a call

(360) 931-6746

Thank you! 


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