Tag: propagation

Layer To Propagate Favorite Plants

UNITED STATES—Ivy is creepy. It creeps everywhere. As it does so, it extends roots into or onto whatever it creeps over. Not only does...

Dividing Perennials Equates To Multiplying

UNITED STATES—This seems like bad algebra. Horticulturally, dividing and multiplying really are the same. Division is the separation of crowded perennials into smaller, but...

Cultivar Is A Cultivated Variety

UNITED STATES—A plant 'variety' is a group within a species that exhibits distinguishing characteristics. A 'cultivar' is simply a cultivated variety. The first five...

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...
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