Nowadays, we are inclined to go down to the garden centre to buy anything from tiny cells of bedding plants to 3-metre climbers. But, most of the plants that we grow can be propagated with ease. In addition to the propagation techniques, this book also gives guidance on plant hygiene and how to look after your newborn plants. read more...
Not so many years ago, everyone who had a garden propagated their own plants. Nowadays, we are more inclined to nip down to the garden centre to buy anything from tiny cells of bedding plants to 3-metre climbers, but, in fact, most of the plants we grow in our gardens can be propagated with ease. Some of the techniques are almost foolproof, even for complete beginners; others are a bit more tricky, but all are readily achievable for the amateur gardener prepared to have a go, accept the occasional failure and revel in the triumphs. In addition to the techniques themselves, John gives detailed guidance on plant hygiene, temperature and humidity, timing and how to look after your newborn plants until they are ready to go out into the garden and fend for themselves. "How to Propagate" is a long overdue bible on propagation that will be indispensable to beginners and committed enthusiasts alike. read less...
|Number of Pages||288|
|Binding||Other book format|