Plant Parents: Ready to multiply?

June 11, 2019

Not all plants can be propagated the same way or under the same growing conditions. If you’ve struggled to get your succulents to root before they rot or can’t seem to get your lettuce seed to germinate, I'm going to get you on the right track with my new book Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers.

PC: Leslie F. Halleck

Plants use a variety of reproductive strategies. Some plants multiply most easily via seeds. Some plants are also easily propagated by taking vegetative cuttings. Some plants do it all! In the photo you can see an African violet leaf petiole cutting, aeonium tip stem cutting, and an avocado seed, each rooting in water.

Learn more in my new book Plant Parenting

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