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Successful and Ethical Seed Collection Class

Successful and Ethical Seed Collection
Continuing Education

Dates & Price


Non-members: $70

Members: $63

This hands-on workshop is intended for those interested in obtaining, cleaning, and storing large quantities of seed geared toward restoration or re-vegetation projects, nursery production, or seed sales/exchanges.

Classroom topics will include knowing the species, keeping records, interpreting visual changes in the seeds, collection, and post-collection handling. Head outdoors to the Meadow Garden and learn about seed collection firsthand. You will have the opportunity to gather seeds and take them home to be ready for next year!

This is a one session class on October 25 at 9:30 am-12:00 pm.


Tom Brightman and Mark Gormel

Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardens.

Please enter through the Main Visitor Entrance.  Dress for an indoor/ outdoor learning experience. 

Inclement weather date

Sunday, October 26