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Japanese Maple Grafting Workshop

Tim and Matt Nichols, Nichols Nursery

July 28, 2012 (Saturday) – 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Grafting is the only method possible to propagate some plants. Many rare and expensive plants are grafted. In this workshop, participants learn to graft Japanese maples from two experts. Tim and Matt will discuss and demonstrate grafting techniques and then will individually assist each participant as they graft their own plants.

JCRA staff will collect scion wood prior to the workshop. However, participants will be asked ahead of time which cultivar they're most interested in grafting. The workshop's fee covers all needed supplies, including grafting knives. Each participant will graft a minimum of five Japanese maples.

Afternoon Session

We may schedule an afternoon workshop on the same day once the morning workshop is full and if there's enough demand for another workshop. If you're interested in an afternoon workshop, please let us know.

Cost: $100.00 for members, $150 for nonmembers (membership included).
Registration: Advance registration is required. Please call Chris Glenn at (919) 513-7005 to register. This workshop is limited to 15 participants. Registration is considered complete when payment is received. A minimum registration of ten participants is required for commencement of this workshop.
Cancellation: Cancellations can be made through July 20, 2012 (Friday).
Location: Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Directions: Need directions? Click here.
Parking: Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions: Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this workshop.

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