Propagation

  • grafting techniques
    How-To

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Two Grafting Techniques

    Cleft and side veneer are two frequently used grafting methods in horticulture. Each has its pros and cons. Some species have also shown to do better with one method over…

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    How-To

    Plant Grafting 101

    Nearly every gardener has purchased a plant that was propagated through grafting. Grafting has been used by plant growers for thousands of years, and many of the most popular shrubs…

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    How-To

    3 Less-Common Grafting Methods

    While cleft grafting and side veneer grafting are two of the most commonly used methods in commercial plant production, there are many other forms of grafting that may be used…

  • how to grow sedum
    How-To

    How to Have Success With Sedums

    Sedums are easy to care for. They tend to grow naturally in cool, rocky areas, so well-drained soil is ideal. They also grow in open and exposed situations, which means…

  • Tradescantias
    How-To

    How to Grow Tradescantias—Tough Houseplants With Beautiful Foliage

    Tradescantias (Tradescantia spp. and cvs., Zones 4–12) are easy-care houseplants with cascading, colorful foliage. Apart from the ubiquitous zebra tradescantia (T. zebrina, Zones 8–12), which is beloved for its purple-and-silver…

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    How-To

    Nine Tips for Propagating Houseplants Through Cuttings

    Vegetative propagation, or taking cuttings, is often the best and only viable propagation method that home gardeners can use to make more of their favorite indoor plants. This method is…

  • how to divide perennials
    How-To

    Dividing Perennials Step-by-Step

    Dividing perennials is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to get more plants. Many perennials can be divided, but how and when should you do it? Here are three…

  • propagating houseplant from cuttings
    How-To

    Learn 5 Ways to Propagate Houseplants Through Cuttings

    There’s nothing more satisfying to a gardener than growing more of the plants you love and doing it from scratch. Whether you’re growing new specimens from a houseplant you already…

  • roots for propagation
    Article

    Easy Plant Propagation Shortcuts

    I don’t know about you, but plant propagation has always felt like a mystery to me. There are so many ways to propagate, and each plant has different wants and…

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    March Garden To-Do List for the Pacific Northwest

    March is a wonderful month for garden inspiration. There are so many changes we start to notice here in the Pacific Northwest. The cold wet days of winter are still…