Plant Propagation

Plant Propagation is making plant babies. This could be done with seeds, cuttings, or dividing them.

Propagating Korean Bush Cherry

This post is about Propagating Korean Bush Cherry.  We give you general plant information followed by detailed propagation instructions for softwood cuttings. Basic Information Korean Bush Cherry is a fine-textured bush cherry with fuzzy leaves that grows to 5-8 feet in...

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Propagating Autumn Olive

This post shows the process of propagating autumn olive using softwood cuttings and a mist irrigation system. The process involves taking cuttings during the summer, dipping the cutting in rooting hormone, and putting the cutting into a soil that...

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Propagating Aronia Viking also called Viking Aronia

This video shows the process of Propagating Aronia Viking using softwood cuttings and a mist irrigation system. The process involves taking cuttings during the summer, dipping the cutting in rooting hormone, and putting the cutting into a soil that...

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WV Department of Agriculture Nursery Inspection

Yesterday I had the annual WV Department of Agriculture Nursery Inspection on my hardwood cutting bed in Romney, WV.  The inspection itself only lasted about five minutes because I have a very small back yard setup at the moment. ...

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Transplanting Propagated Rooted Cuttings

This post addresses two great questions I have received on propagating rooted cuttings. They are: When do you go about transplanting propagated rooted cuttings and how close together can you plant the cuttings without the roots getting tangled up?...

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Propagating Illinois Everbearing Mulberry

This post shows the process of propagating Illinois everbearing mulberry trees using softwood cuttings and a mist irrigation system. The process involves taking cuttings during the summer, dipping the cutting in rooting hormone, and putting the cutting into a...

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Hardwood Cutting Update

This is a hardwood cutting update on the cuttings I put in the ground in December of 2015.  Hardwood cuttings are cuttings from one-year-old wood that is dormant in the late fall or winter.  Softwood cuttings are cuttings from...

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Maypop Propagation

Maypop propagation can be done via hardwood or softwood cuttings, layering, or by digging up rooted suckers from the mother plant.  This post is about digging up rooted suckers from the mother plant.  I posted a video on Great...

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Deer Proof Plant Propagation Beds

This post gives you an idea of what a Deer Proof Plant Propagation Beds is and why you would want to go through the time and expense to build one.A propagation bed is nothing more than a raised bed...

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Time to Pot Rooted Cuttings

This post, Time to Pot Rooted Cuttings, explains how and why I potted up several hundred rooting cuttings this weekend and provides you with a video of the progress.This weekend I potted up several hundred plants.  The plants were...

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