PlantFiles is getting a new look! Just in time for spring, we're rolling out a new look for the best online plants database. It will also work with your smart phones and mobile devices, so now you can take it with you on garden center visits or botanical garden tours. Questions or comments? Please post them here.
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.