Learn how to multiply your plants and build up the diversity in your garden by taking cuttings from other plants to bring back and plant in your garden. To build up the plants and diversity in your own garden.
In this course we will learn
- Types of propagation (cuttings – division – layering – budding – grafting)
- Tools for the job
- Preparation for cuttings
- Soil preparation
- Making your own hormone treatment
- Care for your cuttings
- Root Cuttings and planting on
After lunch we will be practical demonstration on taking cutting. As well you will practice taking cutting and take the cuttings home with you.
Joanne Butler is coordinator and facilitator at OURganic Gardens in NW Donegal. She has been growing food for her family for over 10 years and involved in community gardens since 2013. Joanne currently holds talks in growing your own food at OURganic Gardens and in the community gardens around Donegal. She is also Chairperson of Donegal Community Garden Network, a member of Community and Gardens Ireland and involved in the Environmental PPN and NW Organics. Joanne did her PDC in 2016 at Cloughjourdan and is now eager to get a more hands on approach to Permaculture and sustainable living.
The facilitator for the day will be Joanne Butler is coordinator and facilitator at OURganic Gardens in NW Donegal. She has been growing food for her family for over 10 years and involved in community gardens since 2013.