Information About Other Propagation Methods

Many gardeners are well versed in propagating plants by planting seed, but there are a number of other propagating techniques worth learning. Although some complex methods of propagation belong to the realm of professional horticulturalists, many are simple enough for home gardeners, even beginners. The articles that follow will help you understand how to start new plants using different propagation methods.

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How To Clone A Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Cloning a plant will produce a genetically identical offspring, but it takes knowledge, some skill, and consideration for patents.

How To Divide Perennials In Spring

By Laura Walters

Dividing perennials is a great way to expand your garden for free. Read on to learn how to divide hostas, rudbeckias, and salvias.

Wind Pollination Examples – How Wind Pollination Works

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Without pollination, many of our favorite food crops would cease to exist. Read on to learn more about how wind pollination works.

Dividing Plants As Gifts – Giving Plant Divisions To Friends

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Dividing plants is essential to maintaining their healt. A popular idea to consider is dividing garden plants to give as gifts. Click here.

Dutch Bucket Hydroponic Garden: Using Dutch Buckets For Hydroponics

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

What is Dutch bucket hydroponics and what are the benefits of a Dutch bucket growing system? Click here to find out.

Banana Trunk Planter – Growing Vegetables In Banana Stems

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Growing veggies in banana trunks is an innovative way to garden. Banana trunk planters may just be the next new thing. Learn more here.

What Is Semi-Hydroponics – Growing Semi-Hydroponics At Home

By Amy Grant

What is semi-hydroponics? The following article discusses growing semi-hydroponics at home and DIY semi-hydroponics. Click here.

Propagation Basics: Plant Propagating For Beginners

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Plant propagation for beginners is a matter of trial and error often, but some tips can help guarantee success. Click here to learn more.

Fall Plant Propagation: Propagating Plants In Fall

By Amy Grant

Successful plant propagation during the offseason requires knowledge in when to take cuttings and what plants to propagate. Learn more here.

Plant Patents And Propagation – Is It Okay To Propagate Patented Plants

By Teo Spengler

One way for plant breeders to protect their new cultivars is to patent them. You are not allowed to propagate patented plants without the permission of the patent holder. For more information on plant patents and propagation, click this article.

Bare Root Planting – How To Plant A Bare Root Plant

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Those who are new to gardening or online shopping may not think to check the product details to see if the plants are shipped in pots or bare root. What are bare root plants? Click here for that answer, as well as information on bare root plant care.

What Is A Volunteer Plant: Learn About Volunteer Plants In Gardens

By Jackie Carroll

Some gardeners think of volunteer plants in gardens as free bonus plants. Others consider them weeds. This article explains how to use volunteer plants to your best advantage and how to eliminate unwanted volunteers.

Containers For Propagating Plants: Common Containers Used To Propagate Plants

By Anne Baley

Plant propagation containers can be as simple as recycled kitchen containers or as elaborate as commercial self-watering systems. Read this article for tips on suitable propagating pots.

Plant Propagation: Tips For Propagating Adventitious Roots

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Adventitious roots are among these various types of root forms, and may no doubt lead you to wonder, what does adventitious mean. This article will help answer that question.

Types Of Bulbil Plants – Information For Growing And Planting Bulbils

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

When one thinks of plant propagation, they generally thinks of sexual reproduction through seeds or cuttings. Other plants produce bulbils, which can be used to grow plants. This article explains more.

Plant Division: How To Divide Plants

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Plant division involves digging up plants and dividing them into two or more sections. Discover the how and when of dividing plants in the following article so you can add more plants to the garden while keeping them healthy.

What Is Plant Propagation – Types Of Plant Propagation

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Plant propagation is an important step in producing additional plants in the garden or home. Take a look at some of the different forms of plant propagation in this article. Click here to learn more.

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