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Reviews of Seeds and Propagation (Smith & Hawken)

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Author (1): Susan McClure
Author (2): Jim Anderson (illustrator)

Softcopy edition:
Publish date: January 1997
Published by: Workman Publishing Company
List price: $10.95
ISBN Number: 0761107339



  Garden Bookworm editor's notes:  
From the back cover

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.

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