Propagation

A Simple Trick When You’re Saving Seeds

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Starting plants from seed is a rewarding experience often leading to a garden full of beautiful, thriving plants that have been loved and nurtured with your own two hands from their inception.

How to Propagate Boxwoods from Cuttings

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Whether planted as a standalone shrub or compressed together as a border, boxwoods—with lush, vivaciously green foliage—make the perfect addition to gardens. With their charming compact habit, it is no wonder that these lovely shrubs are one of the most …

Ways to Prepare Hard-Coated Seeds for Planting

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Seeds with hard outer coats surrounding them (like nasturtium, shown) can be hindered in their ability to germinate because moisture and gases cannot penetrate through the coating. So what do you do? You scarify them.