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Woody Plant Propagation: Secrets Revealed
January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$18
Propagating your own trees is easy… If you know the secrets. Scott Skogerboe has been the head propagator for Fort Collins Wholesale Nursery for 22 years. During that time he has grown over 5 million trees and shrubs. His tree “children” can be found in every western state and beyond. Knowing the tricks of the trade greatly increases your chance to be successful. Scott doesn’t believe in keeping secrets and is going to share his vast professional knowledge of growing trees and shrubs from seeds, cuttings, and grafting.
Presented by Scott Skogerboe:
Scott Skogerboe has been the Propagator at Fort Collins Wholesale Nursery for the last 22 years where he grows 300,000 trees and shrubs every year for sale to nurseries from Casper to Albuquerque. Early in his horticultural career Scott was the owner of a small nursery specializing in fruit trees and berries adaptable to the rigors of growing on the high plains of our region.
The son of a family who pioneered to Crook county Wyoming in 1876. Scott is a graduate of Colorado State University with a B.S. degree in Landscape Horticulture. In 2016 Scott was awarded the honor of being selected Commercial Horticulturist of the year by the American Horticultural Society.
Prior to becoming a horticulturist, Scott was a Sergeant in the US Army where he was a medic and a clinical specialist. He had the honor of being selected to be the ambulance driver in the motorcades of President George Herbert Walker Bush and later with General Colin Powell.
Scott in his spare time enjoys going out with his wife Dianne, also a professional Horticulturist, to explore for new plants. One of his claims to fame is he discovered the last remaining tree planted by Johnny Appleseed.
Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Originally published on December 20th, 2018.