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seedlings in growing media Plant Propagation for Gardeners is a Course

Plant Propagation for Gardeners

Time limit: 365 days

$10 Enroll

Full course description

Do you want to start gardening but don’t know where to start? Or do you already have some gardening experience and a love for learning? Get started here with the basics of plant propagation.

  • Once the module is completed, participants will be able to:
  • Differentiate between sexual and asexual propagation
  • Determine the best storage conditions for seed
  • Perform a viability test on old seed
  • Describe the process of that a cutting goes through to produce a new plant
  • List a plant which can be propagated from each propagation method described in this module

Take this class anytime when you have the time. Participants will have access to the course materials for one year from the date of enrollment.

*Module curriculum based on the Ohio State University Master Gardener Volunteer Training. This course does not serve as a replacement for Master Gardener Volunteer training but may be used as a makeup session for current volunteers if allowed by the county Master Gardener Volunteer coordinator. For those who would like to become a Master Gardener Volunteer, contact the Master Gardener Volunteer coordinator for your county. A list of county programs can be found at

If you have questions about the course please contact Jen Andon at or Erika Lyon at

There are NO REFUNDS for this course.

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