How to start a plant propagation nursery

Who wants to know what it takes to start a plant propagation nursery? Well, good news! This PDF will show you what you need to get started in the right direction. Here is what the PDF covers: Why grow plants? … Continue reading

Misting System E-course available soon!

This E-course covers everything! (There are currently 58 topics and more info is added as I go!) Only 50 slots will be available so pre-register today to reserve your spot! * Here are just a few of the topics covered: … Continue reading

Plant Propagation-softwood cuttings

Are you interested in plant propagation? One of the best ways (and easiest!) to propagate plants is by taking cuttings and subject them to the right conditions so they forms roots. Although semi-hard and hardwood cuttings will root, softwood cuttings … Continue reading

Can you use a water storage tank for misting without using a pump?

I often get asked if a simple water storage tank like a rain barrel, can be used to provide water for a misting system. In this day and age, many folks are thinking greener and using barrels or drums to … Continue reading

What parts are needed to build an intermittent misting system?

Good question. Here is a short list of the parts needed to build a mist system for propagating plants. Depending on the complexity of your system, you may need parts not listed. A timer that can mist for seconds at … Continue reading

Michael Dirr iPhone app to debut at the 2011 National Green Centre in St. Louis

For all you tech savvy folks with iPhones, Michael Dirr, the author of the highly popular Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses, will reveal an app called Dirr’s Tree and Shrub Finder. The … Continue reading

5 tips on maintaining your plant propagation misting system

Maintaining your misting system is vital to a long lived and trouble free service, but isn’t as difficult as you may think. Here are 5 tips to keep your system running in tip top shape. 1. Check your misting system … Continue reading