Tag : Propagating Plants

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 / 22181 View / May 31, 2012

red fountain grass backlit by the sun on a hillside

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 / 946 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 / 31130 View / September 9, 2009

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