Success with Cuttings

Success with Cuttings

by Chris Wheeler, Valerie Wheeler
     
 

Have a prized plant and want a bunch more just like it? Propagation with cuttings is the answer. Unlike plants grown from seed, a plant started as a cutting will have the identical characteristics and appearance of the original. And anyone can successfully grow perennials, shrubs, and even large trees from cuttings with these cultivation secrets. Designed for

Overview

Have a prized plant and want a bunch more just like it? Propagation with cuttings is the answer. Unlike plants grown from seed, a plant started as a cutting will have the identical characteristics and appearance of the original. And anyone can successfully grow perennials, shrubs, and even large trees from cuttings with these cultivation secrets. Designed for gardeners of all abilities, the information here begins with selecting and using tools, then provides tips for employing rooting hormones, special planting mediums, and advanced propagation methods. The text is backed with 150 color photographs illustrating the techniques. Garden pests, hardening off, sun scorch, and other challenges are also discussed, for a complete education in successful propagation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861082947
Publisher:
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Success with Gardening Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

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