Making More Plants: The Science, Art, and Joy of Propagation

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Abrams, Apr 1, 2012 - Gardening - 256 pages

For people who love gardens, propagation—the practice of growing whatever you want, whenever you want—is gardening itself. In this paperback reissue of the successful book Making More Plants, Druse, one of America’s foremost gardening authorities, presents innovative, practical techniques for expanding any plant collection, along with more than 500 photographs. Based on years of personal research, this is a practical manual as well as a beautiful garden book, presenting procedures Ken Druse has tested and adapted, as well as photographed step by step.

 

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Contents

Preface Introduction
The Botany of Propagation
Why Sow?
Hunting andGathering 4 Conditioning 5 Sowing
Vegetative Reproduction
Cuttings
Leaves
Layering
Grafting 11 Division
Geophytes
Roots
Common NameCrossReference Resources
Bibliography
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About the author (2012)

Ken Druse is the author of 17 award-winning gardening books. He has a weekly public radio show and podcast, Ken Druse—Real Dirt, and has written for the New York Times and many shelter magazines. Druse lives in Brooklyn and New Jersey.

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