Planting a Seed with Barb Holtz

CRWP hosted a free live virtual talk with Barb Holtz from OPN Seed. Barb discussed native seed cultivation and conservation, and shared best practices in native seed sowing, growing, and garden maintenance. Watch the YouTube video to discover why natives are a sustainable and beautiful addition to your landscape!


Barb Holtz joined the OPN Seed team in 2016 after retiring from Cleveland Metroparks where she worked as a naturalist. Beyond naturalist duties, Barb planned, planted, and maintained many interpretive gardens. At OPN Seed, Barb provides outreach and education on the importance of native plants and how to successfully grow natives from seed. She also brings her expertise to the OPN blog and provides content for OPN Seed on a regular basis. Barb’s education credentials include a BA from Wittenberg University in biology and art and a master’s degree in biology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


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