Rosalie Preble, a member, and past president of the Juan de Fuca Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society will discuss propagating rhododendrons from cuttings on Thursday, September 10th, from noon to 1:00 pm. She will provide information on taking and preparing rhododendron cuttings, providing optimal environmental conditions that encourage rooting, and caring for the new plants. Her talk will add to gardeners’ understanding of the variables involved in successful rhododendron and other woody trees and shrubs propagation.
To join Preble, access the link from WSU’s website: https://extension.wsu.edu/clallam/events/.
Please login a few minutes early to mute your microphone and turn video off.
Rosalie is an alumna of the WSU Clallam County Master Gardener program class of 1997. She has more than 20 years of experience in propagating numerous species of shrubs and trees, including rhododendrons and azaleas. Preble enjoys sharing cuttings with family and friends and WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners for their plant sales fundraising events. Rosalie was awarded the Golden Trowel for lifetime achievement for her contributions to the WSU Master Gardener program.
The “Green Thumbs Garden Tips” education series is sponsored by WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners. Live streaming presentations are available on the second and fourth Thursday each month through October. In November, December, and January, one program is offered. These lectures educate home gardeners on topics relevant to planting and maintaining sustainable gardens and landscapes in Clallam County. For questions, call 360-565-2679.