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Creative Propagation

Out of Print

By: Peter Thompson

360 pages, 55 b&w photos, 42 line illus

Timber Press

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #152037 | ISBN: 0881926817
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About this book

Covers annuals, perennials, bulbs, trees, shrubs, and conifers, and seems to be as popular among plant enthusiasts as among growers. The author stresses that the key to propagating is understanding how plants behave and then providing optimum conditions.

Peter Thompson's brilliant book makes the important point that successful propagation has less to do with expensive equipment than understanding how different plants respond to their environment. - Anna Pavord, The Independent


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Biography

Peter Thompson graduated in Horticulture and holds an M.Sc and Ph.D from London University. He was Head of the Physiology Department at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for many years before becoming a nurseryman.

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