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The Plant Propagator's Bible: A Step-by-step Guide to Propagating Every Plant in your Garden

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Miranda Smith

192 pages, Col illus throughout

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Paperback | Jun 2009 | #181924 | ISBN-13: 9780276444135
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Hardback | Mar 2007 | #195959 | ISBN-13: 9780276442070
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About this book

This title helps to easily propagate any plant in your garden, greenhouse, or conservatory. This comprehensive guide explains techniques for cultivating new plants from seed, cuttings, budding, and grafting. Utilize the natural processes of plant reproduction. Each method is demonstrated for different types of plant using detailed step-by-step illustrations and annotated photographs, with invaluable advice on how to create the perfect growing conditions for your new plants.

This title includes information on essential tools and equipment, troubleshooting, and specialist tips for commercial growers. It is an A-Z directory of over 1000 species that provides tailor-made recipes for propagating a huge range of aquatics, ornamental plants, houseplants, shrubs, trees, vegetables, and wildflowers.


Contents

Prelims:; Introduction: Tools and Techniques: The Propagator's Toolkit; Starting from Seed; Saving Seeds; Dividing Established Plants; Starting from Cuttings; Layering; Grafting Plant Directory; Glossary: Resource Directory; Index and Credits


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