2021 TREE SYMPOSIUM - A DOUBLE FEATURE: CONIFER PROPAGATION OVERVIEW & WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING CONIFERS
VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM
Ted Hildebrant is a third generation nurseryman and propagator. Ted and his life partner Elly Keyel, own and operate Coldwater Pond Nursery, a specialty woody plant propagation nursery in Phelps, New York.
Ted will present a pair of mini-lectures, starting with a look at how conifers are propagated. Specific methods, including proagation by seed, cuttings and grafting will be reviewed and will include techniques you can use in your own garden. The second half of the presentation will cover what to check for and pitfalls to avoid when shopping for that perfect conifer for your landscape. You will learn how to tell a good graft union from a bad one as well as get an understanding of any pests or issues to watch out for on your prospectve conifer purchase.
This program is eligible for 1.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEUs.
Questions? contact firstname.lastname@example.org