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Spring into Native Plants:  A Seed Planting Workshop

February 26, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Hudson Chapter  


The time to plant seeds is NOW!  Learn techniques and tricks for growing native perennial plants from seed.  Dr Randi Eckel will discuss seed dormancy, scarification, stratification, and other special seed treatments sometimes needed to coax seeds to grow.  Each workshop participant will go home with several species of native plants all planted and ready to grow.  

Species that we will be seeding include:

Eastern Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea

Late Flowering Boneset, Eupatorium serotinum

Great Blue Lobelia, Lobelia siphilitica

Slender Mountainmint, Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Smooth Blue Aster, Symphyotrichum laeve

Ohio Spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis

Only 20 spots are available so don’t wait!

$15.00 includes class and all materials


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71 Marcy Ave
Jersey City, New Jersey United States
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Directions: If you are driving, enter Lincoln Park off JFK Blvd. or Duncan Ave and drive the loop all the way around past the track until you come to the small greenhouses on the right.  Enter the fenced area and park near the large gray greenhouse and the NPSNJ signage).  Email  with questions.