AE21 Hands on Practice for Propagating Houseplants

Thursday July 15

9:30 AM  –  11:00 AM


Hands on Practice for Propagating Houseplants

ON SITE*  Thursday, July 15; 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Instructor: June Smathers-Jolley

$30 Adult Non-member** (**Arboretum Members receive a 10% discount on all classes. Become an Arboretum Member!)

BREG Elective (1 hour)***


Want to rejuvenate an older houseplant or share your plant with a friend? Get hands on experience propagating houseplants through seeds, cuttings, division and air layering with Production Greenhouse Manager June Smathers-Jolley in this small-group workshop held onsite at the Arboretum. Students will want to bring their own pruners; all other materials will be supplied.

The course fee includes a video introduction, to be sent by email the week prior, that should be viewed in advance of the workshop.


June Smathers-Jolley has served as the Greenhouse Production Manager at the Arboretum since 1996, where she is responsible for producing plants for seasonal landscapes, interior plant displays, sustainable landscapes and more. A graduate of the horticulture technology program at Haywood Community College, she developed and managed the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium for professionals in the green industry for nine years. Smathers-Jolley is a member of AmericaHort and teaches other horticulture classes for the Arboretum.


*Registrants will be sent a reminder email the day prior to class with the meeting location and additional details. Please add to your contacts to ensure our emails do not end up in your spam folder. We encourage all participants to make conscious, courteous decisions based on your own and others' wishes and needs for safety. Mask wearing is supported but not required of participants for experiences in the field.


***Upon registration, participants will be asked to identify if they are seeking certificate credit through Arboretum certificate of merit programs or NC Environmental Education. Responses will prompt further communication regarding requirements and reporting for credit.


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