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From seed to plant, class covers it all
Photos and Story by James Hill
PORTLAND, Ore. – There is more to planting seeds than meets the eye.
A Portland Community College non-credit class Plant Propagation will help people learn successful techniques for propagating from seed, softwood and semi-hardwood cuttings, as well as herbaceous cuttings. Instructor John Stables says this course will help anyone interested in starting their own plants and increasing the plants they already have.
Plant Propagation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 26 through Oct. 17 in Room TE 14 at Hillsboro High School, 3285 S.E. Rood Bridge Road. Cost is $50.
For more information, call 503-533-2708.
Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, serving approximately 91,000 full- and part-time students. For more PCC news, please visit us on the Web at www.pcc.edu/news. PCC has three comprehensive campuses, five workforce training and education centers, and 200 community locations in the Portland metropolitan area. The PCC district encompasses a 1,500-square-mile area in northwest Oregon and offers two-year degrees, one-year certificate programs, short-term training, alternative education, pre-college courses and life-long learning.