Join NPSOT-Williamson County on Thursday, September 14, 2023, when our featured topic will be Seed Saving for Native Plants with Colleen Dieter. Free and open to the public. The meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Our guest speaker’s presentation begins after a short business meeting.
About our topic: Who, what, when, where, why and HOW to save seeds from native plants. Central Texas Seed Savers is a growing network of people who love seeds. The mission? “Preventing the extinction of culturally, ecologically and culinarily important plants.”
About our speaker: Colleen Dieter is a landscape consultant at ATXGardens.com. As a top gardening educator, she is often asked to speak to audiences about native Texas planting. Her speaking appearances include Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center, TreeFolks, Central Texas Seed Savers, Williamson County Master Gardeners and the Natural Gardener. She is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist and earned a Certificate in Fruit Tree Care from OrchardPeople.com. She offers her expertise on The Horticulture Hangover call-in radio show every Saturday morning from 8-9 AM on KLBJ. Colleen co-hosts the Horticulturati podcast, available wherever you listen to podcasts, with her friend and landscape designer, Leah Churner. She is a founder of Central Texas Seed Savers, an organization dedicated to preventing extinction by sharing local seeds. She is also the creator of “Let’s Care for Texas Plants”, a guide to maintaining local landscapes.
NOTE: this month’s in-person location is Georgetown Parks & Rec Administration Building, 1101 N College St, Georgetown, Texas 78626. (If you attend in person, you are giving consent to possibly be videoed for Zoom and YouTube (if the meeting is to be posted on YouTube.))
The original meeting announcement is here on the Williamson County Chapter’s blog page.
(If you missed this event and would like to see if we have a recording, check NPSOT-Williamson County’s YouTube channel.)