An Introduction to Plant Propagation Part 2
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Part 2 covers propagation by cuttings, layering, and grafting; tour of a commercial nursery; propagating cacti and succulents. Part 2 running time: 56 minutes.
Propagating your own plants is fun, lets you grow hard-to-find plant material, and can save you money. Packed with practical, hands-on information, An Introduction to Plant Propagation Parts 1 and 2 shows you how to start your own plants from seed, by division, cuttings, layering, and grafting. Not only excellent for students and employees, this program is also ideal for gardening enthusiasts who want to learn more about growing their own plants.
Four horticulture experts take the mystery out of plant propagation with step-by-step instructions. Reviewed by a panel of teachers for accuracy, An Introduction to Plant Propagation is one of the most comprehensive programs available on the subject. User-friendly menus take you to concise, easy-to-understand segments that will get you started with your propagation projects. An Introduction to Plant Propagation Parts 1 and 2 shows you:
• Plant propagation history and basic concepts
• How to select and use propagation tools and materials
• How to grow plants from seed in containers or in the garden
• Plant division basics
• How to do stem, leaf, and root cuttings
• Basic layering and grafting techniques
• Tour of a commercial wholesale nursery
• How to propagate cacti and succulents
Your host, Don Marquardt, ASLA, has taught Landscape Architecture Professional Certificate Courses at UCLA Extension for twenty-seven years. A licensed landscape architect with experience in both public and private residential landscape projects, Don recently retired as Parks Superintendent for Culver City, California. In this program Don is joined by:
David King, Director, The Learning Garden
Paula Henson, Owner, Terra Bella Landscape Design
Richard Kohlschreiber, Trustee, South Coast Botanic Garden
Tom Jesh, Owner, Daylily Hill Nursery
Other programs in this series cover landscape design, plant selection and installation, lawn installation, and perennial gardening.
Winner of these awards: Aegis Award Finalist, Communicator Award.
“A user-friendly, ‘hands-on’ guide enthusiastically recommended…” Midwest Book Review
“A solid introduction to techniques that every gardener worth his or her compost should know, this is recommended.” Video Librarian