Category : Propagating Plants

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Legacy Plants: Cloning Your Plants on Home & Family Show

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My latest segment on "Home & Family" show is about "Legacy Plants," or special plants that have been passed to others through cloning. There is nothing new about taking cuttings to multiply a plant but what is unique about my…

3 Comments / 211 View / January 23, 2014

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How Plants Are Bred to Become Proven Winner Plants Video

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   How plants are bred to become "Proven Winner" plants is a fascinating process that I documented on video for my Garden World Report Show.       Did you know that plant propagation requires exteme sanitary measures? Watch the…

0 Comments / 99 View / June 27, 2012

Ivy-leaf Geranium cutting dusted with root hormone and set in a small pot for propagation

Propagating Geraniums: Take Cuttings!

Ivy-leaf Geranium cutting dusted with root hormone and set in a small pot for propagation

Propagating geraniums by taking cuttings is an easy way to multiply your plants and an ideal plant to clone. Once you master the basics of propagating geraniums, no geranium plant will be safe from your garden pruner!   Ivy-leaved Geraniums…

9 Comments / 19436 View / May 31, 2012

succulent cutting collection

Container Garden From Cuttings!

succulent cutting collection

Create a stylish succulent container garden with free plants and a repurposed planter with Shirley Bovshow~

8 Comments / 965 View / October 11, 2010

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How to Multiply Your Plants: Red Fountain Grass

red fountain grass backlit by the sun on a hillside

Learn how to multiply your plants: red fountain grass! Now that the weather is cooling down in my zone 10 garden in Los Angeles, I’m doing yearly maintenance on some of my ornamental grasses.     Red fountain grass,¬†Pennisetum setaceum…

7 Comments / 854 View / November 11, 2009

Kalanchoe "Flapjack" plant

Propagating Succulents: Kalanchoe luciae ‘Flapjack’

Kalanchoe "Flapjack" plant

The succulent, Kalanchoe luciae "Flapjack" is one of the most dramatic looking  plants I have in my garden. Jade green leaves with dark red wine margins. Mmm, just gorgeous.   It's expensive too! A 5"-inch pot may set you back $8…

57 Comments / 25022 View / September 9, 2009

Mailman takes the ornamental grass divisions

Garden Evangelist:Share Your Plants!

Mailman takes the ornamental grass divisions

I wasn’t planning to garden today. Then I saw how nice my clients were maintaining their yard and felt like a hypocrite! I’ve been procrastinating starting my yearly, winter ornamental grass maintenance because I’ve been distracted by my vegetable garden….

6 Comments / 299 View / March 1, 2009

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