Category Archives for Propagating Plants

How to Propagate Conifers

Conifers like other plants, are produced in various ways, from cuttings, seed and grafting. Many conifers are not difficult to root from cuttings, but nearly all take time, especially if no modern misting or heating equipment is available. To obtain … Continue reading

31. August 2011 by admin
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Propagating and Storing Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums that have been propagated with care and grown on well should produce good quality blooms that will make a fine display in the garden or greenhouse. Here we detail propagation procedures and consider the cultivation of late-flowering types. Stock … Continue reading

12. July 2011 by admin
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Sprouting Your Own Seed Mixtures

Seed Sprouting One way of supplementing the limited supply of fresh vegetables in winter is to sprout seeds — perhaps the world’s most productive form of vegetable growing! The time from sowing to harvest is often no more than four … Continue reading

25. April 2011 by admin
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Rules for Sowing Seeds

Rules for Sowing Seeds The techniques of cultivation are much the same for all kinds. All seeds require warmth, moisture and air for germination which means that the soil in which they are sown must be crumbly so that water … Continue reading

05. April 2011 by admin
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Vegetative Propagation Methods

There are two basic systems of increasing plants: one, known as seminal, meaning from seed, the other vegetative, meaning from some portion of the plant that is not a seed. A seedling, whatever its source, is a new individual carrying … Continue reading

05. April 2011 by admin
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In Search of Seeds for the Garden

Growing Seeds of Hope The gardener’s year is never at an end – before he has finished with one crop he is looking forward to the next. Cycles may be annual, biennial, or so long term, with trees for example, … Continue reading

05. April 2011 by admin
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In With the New Plants and Out With the Old

Trees and shrubs tend to occupy more space than other garden plants. They are also harder to remove. This point becomes especially significant to retired people who have settled in their last home. They do not, as their strength declines, … Continue reading

05. April 2011 by admin
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Propagating Water Garden Plants

Propagating Water Garden Plants A large number of pond plants can be propagated without any significant problems. In most cases, the simplest method is to divide the rhizome or rootstock. If a plant does not thrive, however, or if dividing … Continue reading

12. December 2010 by admin
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Successfully Propagating Orchids

Successfully Propagating Orchids The simplest method is vegetative propagation using parts of a growing plant. With this method, the offspring will be exact replicas of the parent plant. A much more complicated method is generative propagation, from seed, which goes … Continue reading

09. December 2010 by admin
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Propagating and Potting Orchids

Orchid Potting and Care The pots used should be small and the compost should consist of 50% polystyrene flakes as plenty of air will stimulate root formation. A mixture of Meranti or equal parts of sphagnum moss and polystyrene is … Continue reading

09. December 2010 by admin
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