Permaculture and Gardening Learn and Share

"Seed Saving for the Home Garden"

March 18, 
6:30-8:00 PM

at Waukesha State Bank in Oconomowoc 
[Hwy 67 and Corporate Center Drive Just North of I-94] 

Registration Below

A freewill donation of $5 is requested at the door to support WCGTs continuing efforts to provide ongoing education and promote sustainability in Waukesha County.

Seed Saving for the Home Garden

UW - Extension Horticulture Educator 
Christy Mardsen

Saving seeds in the home garden is a time-honored tradition for preserving heirloom and open-pollinated plant varieties. With a little bit of knowledge, anybody can save seeds from their garden to preserve the many interesting and unique varieties available to home gardeners. With a focus on vegetables, learn about what you need to do to successfully save seed, explore the differences between heirloom and hybrid garden varieties, and discover interesting and fun facts about pollination and vegetables.

Christy Marsden is a UW-Extension Horticulture Educator in Rock County. She began with extension in 2013 after working at Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa. Christy Marsden has a Masters in Environmental Horticulture from the University of California, Davis. She has a passion for connecting plants with people through what we eat and grow.