Plant Propagation A to Z
Growing Plants for FreeBook - 2003
Presents a guide to plant propagation techniques, including from seeds, by cutting, and by division, along with information on such topics as layering, grafting, germination time, and strike rate.
Firefly Books Ltd
Practical and illustrated by step-by-step techniques, this book covers all types of plant propagation: seeds, cuttings and division as well as layering, grafting and growing from spores. Extensive tables detail specifics for more than 1,000 garden plants.
In Plant Propagation A to Z, over 500 photographs illustrate both practical step-by-step propagation techniques and the plants themselves. More than 1,000 garden plants are covered in the extensive tables, detailing the specific propagation techniques to use -- seed, cutting or division -- for each plant. More specialized propagation methods are also described, including layering, grafting, and even growing ferns from spores. Information on germination time, strike rate, time of year to propagate, and temperature required is given, with specific instructions covering 500 popular garden ornamentals.
Plant Propagation A to Z gives practical advice to:
- Decide the right technique to use Determine the best time to propagate Learn specialized propagation methods Choose the right equipment
Easy-to-use and informative, Plant Propagation A to Z is an essential gardening reference book that will be used time and again.