Intensive course in seed production
Saturday, 16 March 2019 09:00 hrs to Saturday, 28 September 2019 17:00 hrs
Zurich, Basel, Rheinau, Niederwil and Wildegg
The course for all those who want to acquire an extensive knowledge of seed cultivation in vegetables!
Seed production for garden and arable plants is an old craft that has been forgotten with the modernization of agriculture. At the same time, the diversity of varieties has also declined sharply. In the intensive seed cultivation course all aspects of successful seed propagation, both for simple and more demanding crops, are explained and shown. Within the framework of the course, a small paper is written about a selected crop.
This course is suitable for hobby gardeners with some experience in vegetable growing (3-5 years) and for green professionals.
1st course day: Saturday 16 March 2019, Location: Stadtgärtnerei Zurich
Basics and introduction to growing seeds, presentation and discussion of selected cultures. Introduction to own work and selection of culture.
2nd course day: Friday 21 June 2019, Location: Rheinau ZH
Insights into the subject of 'breeding' and professional bio-dynamic seed propagation, visit to the plant of the seed company Sativa Rheinau, presentation and discussion of selected cultures.
3rd course day: Friday 23 August 2019, place: Wildegg and Niederwil
Seed carrier and seed harvest, wet cleaning of fruit vegetables, guided tour of the greenhouse, introduction to own work.
4th course day: Saturday 28 September 2019, Location: ProSpecieRara Headquarters, Merian Gardens Basel
threshing of harvested seed carriers, cleaning and preparation of seeds, storage and germination of seeds.
ProSpecieRara employees and experts
Experienced hobby gardeners and experts from the green sector
CHF 400 for active persons & patrons, CHF 585 for all others (incl. Handbook for Seed Nurseries)
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