From containers and planting mediums to tools and essential techniques, Seeds and Propagation is a fully illustrated, single-subject guide that's basic enough for the novice and a capable reference for the experienced gardener. Including:
Seeds - Sowing, seedling care, and transplanting time. Seed saving. Germination enhancement. Plants easily started from seed.
Stem Cuttings and Root Cuttings - Herbaceous, softwood, and hardwood. Rooting hormones. Plants suitable for all types of cuttings. Handling different root types.
Division - Corms, crowns, rhizomes and stolons. Life of a bulb. Perennials and their division preferences.
Layering - Just bend, nick, and bury. How to air-layer a ficus, tip-layer a raspberry bush, mound layer a forsythia.