By Rosalind Rei Plants have a startling ability to regenerate. Remove a leaf and a new one will grow in its place. A piece of stem can form its own root system within a matter of weeks. Gardeners take advantage of this endless capacity for growth using a technique known as … [Read more...]
What are the three types of cuttings?
QUESTION: What are the three types of cuttings? I've heard of green cuttings, but then someone told me there are two other types and I'm not sure what they're talking about. A cutting is a cutting, isn't it? - Angela E ANSWER: There are three main types of cuttings and one … [Read more...]
How to Divide Perennial Plants
Perennial plants are favorites with most gardeners because they come back each year in greater glory than the year before. But as perennials grow and spread in your garden, there comes a time when they need to be divided. Most gardeners, particularly those new to the hobby, … [Read more...]