The American Horticultural Society Plant Propagation
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Whether you want to increase your plants by the easiest or most reliable methods of propagation, or experiment with more unusual or advanced techniques, or use specialized techniques for a favorite plant group, American Horticultural Society Plant Propagation contains all the techniques you need in easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations. The unrivaled practical guide to the successful propagation of all garden plants - from trees and shrubs to culinary herbs. Includes more than 1,500 individual plant entries, organized in an A-Z listing within each plant group to ensure quick access to the correct techniques needed for successful propagation. There are more than 1800 detailed photographs and illustrations to show you every technique you will need, and general and specialized techniques as well as unique tips from expert propagators.

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Format: Hardcover
Vendor: DK
Publication Date: 1999
ISBN: 0789441160
ISBN-13: 9780789441164
UPC: 635517041163

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This comprehensive guide contains all the techniques you need with easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations of how to propagate your plant. Whether you want to increase your plants by the easiest or most reliable methods of propagation, experiment with more unusual or advanced techniques, or use specialized techniques for a favorite plant group, you will find everything you need in this approachable handbook.

Want to know the best way to propagate a particular plant?  Each entry in the A-Z section of this book tells you which method of propagation to use, when to do it, and what degree of skill each method requires.  Curious how you can improve your seed germination?  AHS Plant Propagation instructs you on which seeds need special treatment before sowing, and how to provide the conditions to ensure a good rate of germination.  Confused about how long it takes to obtain a flowering plant?  You’ll find guidelines on the average success rate for each plant, how big a yield you can expect, and how long it should take to get a mature or flowering plant.  Need to make sure your cuttings won't fail?  This guide lets you know how to take appropriate cuttings from each type of plant and make sure they root successfully. 

Expert guidance on the propagation of over 1,500 plants, this book is destined to become the standard work on the subject. AHS Plant Propagation is the practical handbook gardeners have been waiting for. This book is the quintessential, unrivaled, practical guide to the successful propagation of all garden plants—from trees and shrubs to culinary herbs, and everything in between.

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