Tag: propagation

Division Renovates Tired Old Perennials

UNITED STATES—Autumn is a time for planting partly because it is when many plants are beginning their winter dormancy. They are, or will soon...

Finish Transplanting Before Winter Ends

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for planting; and for good reasons. It is the beginning of dormancy for almost all plants, including evergreens. It precedes cool...

Propagation Of Perennials By Division

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for more than planting. It is when most of the aggressive pruning gets stared. It might be the best time to...

Division Is Equal To Multiplication

UNITED STATES—Mathematically, division is the opposite of multiplication. Horticulturally, they are the same. Digging and splitting overgrown perennials to propagate them is known as...

Perennials Can Divide And Conquer

UNITED STATES—Along with all the bare root fruit trees, roses and cane berries, nurseries also stock bare root perennials like strawberries, asparagus, horseradish and...

Propagation Is No Big Mystery

UNITED STATES—All plants propagate. Otherwise, they would go extinct. They all have the potential to propagate by seed or spores. However, some are more...

Recycle And Repurpose Overgrown Perennials

UNITED STATES—Just like anything else that gets planted in the garden, new perennials seem to be so cute and innocent. They get even better...

Succulents Know Recycling and DIY

UNITED STATES—There are all sorts of succulent plants, ranging from finely textured small stonecrops to huge suguaro cactus. Because aloes and agaves are succulents,...

Figs Are Easy To Propagate

The easiest way to propagate new fig trees may seem to be violent, but it works. Basal shoots that grew last year from the...

Make Copies Of Favorite Plants

UNITED STATES—Where they grow wild in riparian environments, box elders, willows and cottonwoods are not as clumsy as they seem to be. As the...
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