What You Need To Start A Plant Propagation Business Part 5

The fifth item needed to start a plant propagation business is the actual misting beds to root your cuttings in. I touched on the rooting media you need for the misting beds in part 4 and will explain how to … Continue reading

What You Need To Start A Plant Propagation Business Part 4

The fourth item needed to start a plant propagation business is rooting media for your cuttings. As I mentioned in part 3, sand can be used to root softwood cuttings. Common everyday sand. The best thing about using sand is … Continue reading

What You Need To Start A Plant Propagation Business Part 3

The third item needed to start a plant propagation business is space. Surprisingly, you really don’t need much space to start your plant propagation nursery. I know what you are thinking; every nursery you have been to has been fairly … Continue reading

Intermittent Misting Systems-How To Build Your Own

This article will lay out the steps and materials you need to build your own misting system to propagate plants. How to build your own misting system Here is a list of materials and quantities needed to build a basic … Continue reading

How to Make Money Growing Rooted Cuttings and Selling them Wholesale

You are welcome to use the free gardening article listed below on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint them as, including the contact information at the end. You must include an active link back to … Continue reading

How To Calculate How Many Misting Nozzles Can Be Used Per Misting Zone

How to get an estimate of how many misting nozzles per zone you can use. To get a good understanding of how many mist nozzles you can use per zone with your mist system, you have to do a little … Continue reading

How (And Why) To Move Water Away From Your Misting Beds

True story: a few days after I built my first misting beds it rained for two days, and we received about an inch of rain. I went out to look at my beds to see how they fared. They looked … Continue reading

What You Need To Start A Plant Propagation Business Part 1

This article is a first in a series that will explain what you will need to start your own plant propagation business. The first item you will need when starting your propagation business is knowledge. You need to have a … Continue reading

Using A Misting System to Root Softwood Cuttings-Factors To Consider Part 2

When a misting timer is programmed, it will follow the program until the propagator makes a change or some other device tells the system to operate differently. These devices can include an electronic leaf (which I don’t recommend in most cases) or a rain and freeze sensor

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Using A Misting System To Root Softwood Cuttings-Factors To Consider Part 1

Rooting cuttings is actually quite easy when using a misting system. Prior to misting systems, nursery owners and plant propagators had to use other methods such as

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