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Plant Propagation 101 with Fleet Farming

Posted November 17, 2021 | By ale_bellot

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Do you love to garden and want to learn more? If you’re an avid gardener, you may have encountered the term “plant propagation” and understand that this is a technique of creating new plants from existing plants. But if you are scratching your head with curiosity, you’ve come to the right place.

Hear from Fleet Farming Program Manager and horticulturist Caroline Chomanics on Plant Propagation 101. Chomanics explain ways you can apply this technique for a flourishing bed of vegetables and flowers.

This program is presented by Caroline Chomanics and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Program Presenter

Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist in the Central Florida community having earned her degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology from Valencia College and has earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism from Rollins College. She developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at a Historic Botanical Garden called the Nehrling Gardens in Gotha, Florida. Since 2015, Caroline has been program manager for Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. She also acts as chief administrative officer to IDEAS For Us which develops, funds, and scales environmental action projects in the focus areas of energy, water, food, waste, and ecology. When she is not farming, she is honored to be the gardening teacher at Inspiring Minds Day School, teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.