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RHS Handbook: Propagation Techniques The Royal Horticultural Society

RHS Handbook: Propagation Techniques By The Royal Horticultural Society

RHS Handbook: Propagation Techniques by The Royal Horticultural Society


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Summary

Royal Horticultural Society Propagation Techniques is the new practical guide to the essential practice of making more plants. It will show how to take cuttings, how to sow seed, how to split perennials to bulk up all of your favourite garden plants. Shows tools, procedures, good practice and aftercare

RHS Handbook: Propagation Techniques Summary

RHS Handbook: Propagation Techniques: Simple techniques for 1000 garden plants by The Royal Horticultural Society

Propagating your own plants is one of the greatest joys of gardening, and instead of being intimated, gardeners should relish this chance to create new life. In this book the best Royal Horticultural Society experts show the right way to perform around 20 of the most popular techniques, and look at the simplest routes for success. In step by step sequences they'll show how to propagate climbers like clematis, collect tree seed from Japanese maples and sow it successfully, break the dormancy of sweet peas, and trouble shoot any propagation problems you encounter. The propagation directory explains which of the techniques to use for around 1000 of the most popular plants today, so you can populate your garden with expert advice for next to nothing.

About The Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society is at the forefront of a gardening revolution in which received wisdom is questioned and updated. Put together by an army of RHS experts, this book is the result of more than 100 years of practical experience in gardens across the world. With this book, gardening practice is in safe hands.

Table of Contents

6-9 Introduction: why propagate your plants 10-35 Rules and Tools: materials, environments, tools, compost, hygiene, problems. 36-95 Cuttings: Stem, leaf, root, modified stem cuttings. 96-101 Division: fleshy crowns, fibrous crowns, offsets, runners. 102-113 Layering: simple layering, air layering, tip layering 114-133 Seeds: collecting, dormancy, sowing, caring, problems 134-145 Grafting: whip and tongue, apical wedge, side wedge, chip budding, shield budding. 146-187 Propagation Directory: how, when, where for 1000 common plants. 188 Glossary Index of propagation techniques Acknowledgements

Additional information

GOR004268639
9781845335656
1845335651
RHS Handbook: Propagation Techniques: Simple techniques for 1000 garden plants by The Royal Horticultural Society
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
20110502
192
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