Are you ready for a misting system malfunction?

No, well it doesn’t really take much to be prepared in the event that a piece of your misting system decides to stop working. Of course, this is more likely to happen at the worst possible time, like when you … Continue reading

Rooting cuttings with Adam Wheeler of Broken Arrow Nursery

I recently took a plant propagation class at the Berkshires Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Although I am a member of a private plant propagation group, have been propagating plants for a few years now, own a company I started … Continue reading

37 shrubs that are easy to propagate from softwood cuttings

Softwood cuttings are taken in summer of the following plants are quite easy to root and should be a saleable plant in a short amount of time.   Beautyberry (Callicarpa japonica) Beautybush (Kolkwitzia amabilis) Blue mist shrub (Caryopteris x clandonensis) … Continue reading

Customize Google news with plant propagation stories

For those of you that are not aware that you can customize the news you receive from Google News, I have a great tip for you. First, you must have a Google account to be able to use this feature. … Continue reading

Have you had any luck with blueberry propagation?

I have had very little. I have tried to propagate Bluecrop and Northland by using softwood cuttings but have not had great success. Here is what I did: Just as the tips of the plants were turning a bit rigid, … Continue reading

Why you should not use softened water to root cuttings with your misting system

Can you use softened water to root cuttings? Of course you can use water that has passed through a water softener to mist your cuttings with. It will provide the exact same amount of moisture that non-softened water will. However, … Continue reading

Limited time offer: Free “How to start a plant propagation nursery” E-book

The offer for the free E-book has expired. But no worries! You can still get the book by signing up for the newsletter. Just use the link under Free Reports and E-books to get it. Yep, you read that right. … Continue reading