What does it mean to propagate plants? Are you feeling a bit intimidated? We’ll break it down for you on this quick podcast.
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In this podcast, you’ll learn what plant propagation is and five different types of propagation used in gardening.
What You’ll Learn:
- What plant propagation is by its definition.
- Five examples of propagation you could try in your garden.
- Resources and links for more information.
Some of the resources and products below may be affiliate links, meaning we might get paid a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you use that link to make a purchase.
- How to Plant Your Garden Bulbs (eBook)
- Garden Tutor soil texture testing kit
- How to Easily Test Your Garden Soil for Texture
- Right Plant, Right Place – DIY Garden Minute podcast ep. 134
- Cold-Hardiness and Why You Should Care – DIY Garden Minute podcast ep. 135
- Power-up Garden Care Challenge
Plant propagation does not have to be scary.
In general, this term is a horticultural and landscape industry term for growing plants, but also growing single or small groupings of plants on your home workbench, your kitchen windowsill, in our garden, a sunroom, or somewhere else.
After listening to this quick podcast, you’ll learn about five different examples of propagation and decide if one of these methods fits your own needs.
Remember, after you have propagated your plants, they’ll each have certain needs to help them survive for sunlight, water, and soil for their best health.
Here are supplies, references, and more to help get you started:
- PDF and an article on Seed Starting (Veggies and Flowers)
- What we used to get started this year:
- Organic Seed Starter Soil (Espoma)
- Seed Trays (to hold cell packs)
- Seed Cell Packs (to put in each tray)
- Seed Labels
- Cutting Starter Kit (in Water)
- Home Propagation Book
- More on Grafting, Layering, and Tissue Culture
And, if you have more questions on how to care for your plants after you’ve planted them, please email us and let us know.
Thanks for Listening!!!
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