Plant Propagation and Nursery Management

Plant Propagation and Nursery Management

Plant Propagation and Nursery Management

Work with professional Arboretum nursery and plant sales staff to gain hands-on experience working in a nursery. Interns will learn methods for propagating a great variety of plants, many of which are unusual in cultivation.

Interns are encouraged to choose the plants they work with and will gain experience in a range of nursery tasks, including irrigation, pruning, re-potting, and IPM/pest control. Interns will also participate in Arboretum plant sales offered on the weekends in order to gain experience with nursery events.

Quarters: Fall, Winter, and Spring
Schedule: 3-9 hour/week commitment; each shift is approximately 3 hours.
Units: 1-3 units

Student Internship Opportunities

Work with professional Arboretum nursery and plant sales staff to gain hands-on experience working in a nursery. Interns will learn methods for propagating a great variety of plants, many of which are unusual in cultivation. This internship is unpaid (credit options available) and open to all students any time of the year. It's a great way to meet new people, get out of the lab or library and learn something new. Email Taylor Lewis, nursery manager, for more information. 

Staff Mentor

Taylor LewisTaylor Lewis
Nursery Manager
Email
530-752-6711

 

Nursery Management and Propagation student interns