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

What effect does salt have on ornamental plants and groundcovers?

I recently wrote an E-book on the effects salt has on ornamental plants and groundcovers. It explains how soil becomes saline (salty), the effects salt has on plants, as well as how to reduce the salinity of your soil. Download … 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

Raised Beds For Plants-Advantages and Disadvantages

A raised bed garden consists of erecting beds of soil on top of the ground. Like any gardening style, there are advantages and disadvantages of raised bed gardening. There are also a few options to consider when creating your raised bed.

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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

How to provide shade for your misting bed

How to provide shade for your misting bed Once your misting or propagation beds are made you may decide you want a way to provide shade for your cuttings while they are being rooted. An easy way to do this … Continue reading