Propagation Workshop

  • Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday April 22nd Topics

Cutting - rooting hardwoods, softwoods, and root cuttings

Layering - including stool beds and air layering

Seeds - storage, stratification, scarification, germination techniques, and planting

Building propagation structures - make your heat mats, mist systems, air prune beds, mini hoop houses, and row cover setup

Soil - how we maintain fertility and structure, making compost, making bio char, and soil biology

Sunday April 23rd Topics

Grafting - whip and tongue graft, cleft graft, bud grafts, and after care of grafts. Participants will be making their own grafts and will be able to take a few home. Grafting will be a majority of Sunday's work. 

Potting - making potting soil and potting

Planting - establishing trees and perennials in the landscape

Plant specifics - covering individual trees, shrubs, and perennials with specific needs

Note: Topics from Saturday may spill over into Sunday

Please Preregister online or by phone.

This workshop is open to everyone. Please contact Twisted Tree Farm to discuss work trade and reduced fee options. Free camping is available and bring lunch. 


2 Day Workshop Fee: $200, 1 Day Workshop Fee: $100


Akiva Silver
Twisted Tree Farm


Twisted Tree Farm
279 Washburn Road
Spencer, NY 14883