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Transplating Seedlings: How & When To Transplant Seedlings
It can be hard to figure out exactly when to transplant seedlings into the garden. Spring weather can be unpredictable, and planting them too early can be disastrous and frustrating if a late frost kills all of your newly planted seedlings, and you have to start over. Don’t worry, it’s not too hard to figure out the best time to move seedlings growing indoors outside. Learn exactly how and when to plant seedlings in order to avoid transplant shock, and ensure they will survive the transition.
How To Propagate Lavender Plants From Cuttings
Propagating lavender plants isn’t difficult! Follow my simple step by step guide to propagate lavender from cuttings the easy way. You’ll learn how to take cuttings from your mature bushes to grow lots of new ones to fill your garden beds for free. Also, find out what supplies and tools you need to successfully root lavender stems in soil or in water. Plus, learn the perfect time of year to do it, and get tips for taking the cuttings the right way in order to have healthy plant start
Propagating Mint Plants From Cuttings Step-By-Step
Propagating mint from cuttings is fun and easy, and it's a wonderful way to share your favorite herb plant varieties with friends, or give them as gifts! In this post, you’ll learn how to grow mint from a cutting in either water or soil step-by-step. #propagation #mint #gardening #herbs
How To Propagate Spider Plants - Complete Step By Step Guide
There aren’t many easier things to propagate than the spider plant. In this detailed guide all about spider plant propagation I walk beginners through how to identify the babies and how to know they’re mature enough to root. Then share all my experience on the best methods to get them established. From water and soil propagation steps with details on light, humidity, and necessary supplies, you’ll know exactly how to tackle growing new spider plants from the babies to expand your collection.
How To Propagate Plumeria From Cuttings - Get Busy Gardening
Do you have a plumeria (frangipani) and want to share the beauty of this fragrant flowering plant with friends? Propagating these Hawaiian lei trees from cuttings is easier than you think! This detailed guide will walk you through how to successfully take and root a cutting from your own plant step by step, and get it growing indoors or out. Learn how to care for your potted plumeria stem after propagation so that it grows big, strong, and even begins to bloom during that first year of growth.
How To Propagate Coleus Cuttings In Soil Or Water - The Complete Guide
Learning how to grow coleus from cuttings is a great way to expand a single plant into many new ones and fill your garden with colorful foliage. In my step by step guide on coleus propagation I’ve shared everything you need to know to take cuttings properly, root them in water or soil, and how to pot them up when they’re ready. Even beginner gardeners can tackle it with the detailed information and key tips shared in this guide. Propagating coleus is so easy and a fun way to get more for free.
How To Propagate String Of Hearts (Rosary Vine) - The Complete Guide
Learning how to propagate string of hearts is easy with my step by step guide. I walk home gardeners through taking vine cuttings to propagate in soil or water, how to divide and grow new chain of hearts from a single Ceropegia woodii tuber, and even whether or not you can use a leaf. You’ll find that it’s a quick houseplant to propagate. With my key tips on troubleshooting, signs of transplant shock, and encouraging rooting, you’ll be on your way to adding many new vines to your collection.
How To Propagate ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) Cuttings Or Division
The Zamioculcas zamiifolia is such an easy plant to care for that it’s one home gardeners are often curious about propagating. Thankfully, with my ZZ plant propagation guide, it’s also easy to learn how to do it. In this article, discover several methods of propagating ZZ plants - by using water or soil to root stems cuttings or leaves, or by dividing a mature plant into several. It’s as easy as following the step by step instructions, and in a few months you will have new baby plants to enjoy.
How To Plant Garlic In Your Garden
Just like with a lot of things in the garden, successfully growing large, beautiful garlic bulbs is all about the timing. You can plant it either in the fall, winter, or in the spring, depending on where you live. Don't worry, once you get the hang of it, you'll see how easy it is. Learn all about when and how to plant garlic cloves, including where to plant it, how to break apart the bulbs, tips for preparing the soil, and answers to FAQs. #vegetablegardening #gardening
How To Care For A Pothos Plant
Pothos (aka devil’s ivy) is a perfect houseplant for anyone. Use them for indoor decor, in hanging baskets, display on a bookshelf, or grow them outdoors in pots, planters or the garden as climbing vines on a trellis. Learn about different varieties (variegated Marble Queen, golden, Pearl & Jade, neon, N-Joy, Manjula) and follow these pothos plant care instructions. Tips for light, watering, repotting, propagation, pest control, fixing problems (like yellow leaves), growing in water, and more!
How To Propagate Basil: A Step By Step Guide - Get Busy Gardening
In my comprehensive, step by step guide I teach home gardeners how to propagate basil plants from cuttings in water or soil, and by division. I walk you through every step, from taking cuttings to getting them to root successfully. I even discuss propagating grocery store basil, or by dividing multiple stems. Basil propagation isn’t complicated, even if you’re a beginner gardener, and it can be a fun way to expand the fragrant herb in your garden, so you always have as much as you need.
Overwintering Coleus Indoors - Winter Care Tips For Your Coleus Plants
Rather than watching your beautiful coleus plants die back every winter, learn how to bring them indoors and keep them going until next spring. No matter your growing zone, my guide on overwintering coleus will work for you. I’ve shared two methods for how to winter coleus - caring for them indoors as a houseplant, or by growing them back from cuttings taken before the frost hits. It’s so easy to do that you can enjoy all of your favorite varieties year after year with my tips to help you along.
Propagation Tools, Equipment & Supplies: What You Need To Get Started
For anyone interested in propagating cuttings and plants at home, having a list of the most useful and necessary equipment and supplies is essential. I’ve created a helpful guide that includes just that: all of the plant propagation supplies you need to have, plus tools I recommend to increase your chances of success. From the best rooting mediums, to the benefits of grow lights, and why you should use rooting hormone, you’ll walk away ready to get your DIY propagation station started right.
A Cheap & Easy Propagation Box For Rooting Cuttings
Getting rooted cuttings is easy with some plants, but others need more care through a propagation station. Learning how to make a propagator box is fun, and can be done in one day with simple, easy to find materials. In my detailed guide you’ll learn exactly how to make a cheap DIY propagator that’s highly effective at creating a nurturing environment for new growth. Anyone hoping to learn how to grow herbs, flowers, indoor plants, and more from cuttings will benefit from this homemade system.
Plant Propagation: What Is It & How To Grow Plants From Plants
Want to grow more plants without spending tons of money at the garden center? By propagating your existing varieties, you can increase your collection for free. Learn all about the basics of plant propagation from seeds, cuttings, division, and layering. Find out which are the easiest houseplants and garden varieties to reproduce, and what tools you will need. Follow the step by step instructions for rooting cuttings in soil, or dividing the rootball to multiply plants like aloe and bromeliads.
How To Collect Lavender Seeds From Your Garden
In my step by step guide for home gardeners I walk through the exact process for collecting lavender seeds from your plants, no matter if you have French, Spanish, or English varieties. Learning how to get seeds from lavender is a great way to expand your perennial garden for free, or create adorable DIY plant gifts for friends so they can begin their own garden. Learn exactly when and how to get seeds from lavender, then learn how to store them until planting time comes next spring.
Propagating Succulents In Winter: How To Propagate Succulents In Winter
Succulent propagation in the winter is not only possible, it’s easy! After a happy stroke of luck while wintering my succulents indoors, I discovered a simple, low maintenance way of winter propagation that results in happily rooting cuttings, leaves, and stems. I’ll walk you through how to propagate succulents in winter, step-by-step. I’ll also make sure you have all the info you need to get your newly propagated plants thriving by sharing soil tips, container tips, and general care tips.
How To Grow Spider Plants: The Ultimate Care Guide
Learning how to grow spider plants is easy, which makes it a great option for beginners. In my guide on spider plant care, I’ve explained everything you need to know to keep your new addition happy and healthy. From understanding the basics like the best soil and light requirements to how much to water them, you’ll know exactly how to care for them on a daily basis. Then learn extras, like troubleshooting common issues like brown tips, or how to propagate spider plant babies to grow new ones.
How To Propagate Banana Plants
Banana tree pups are a good sign that your plant is ready to expand and grow into new banana trees. In this step by step guide I’ve detailed how to use a division propagation method to separate the baby from the mother and get it happily transplanted into a new pot. I’ve covered everything, from the best tools and soil for transplanting, to the dos and don’ts of propagating banana trees so you have the best chance of having lots of baby plants to enjoy yourself or share as cute DIY plant gifts.
How To Grow Rosemary: The Ultimate Guide
Low maintenance herbs are a great starting place for new gardeners. Rosemary plants are one of the easiest herbs to grow both indoors or outdoors, and rarely experience pests or disease. I’ve developed this guide to teach beginners exactly how to grow and care for rosemary. I’ve covered everything to get your plants growing such as soil needs, water and sun requirements, and growing in pots. You’ll also learn how to prune, propagate, and even overwinter rosemary for lasting, beautiful growth.
Planting Carrot Seeds & Tips For Growing Carrots From Seed
Thinking about starting carrot seeds for your vegetable garden this year? They are such a rewarding crop, and easy to grow! Learn all about growing carrots from seed with this comprehensive guide. It will walk you through the planting and germination process step by step. Find out how to care for carrot seedlings and ensure the roots grow healthy and straight for the best harvest. You will learn when is the best time to direct sow carrot seeds, what you should fertilize them with, and more.
How To Overwinter Sweet Potato Vines Indoors - Get Busy Gardening
Overwintering sweet potato vines is not only possible, but is a great way to save your beautiful plant from dying and save you money on a new one next year. Whether yours are potted or grown in your garden, I have a method for how to overwinter your sweet potato vine indoors so you can enjoy it next year as well. I’ll walk you through how to debug potted plants and vine cuttings and then share how to care for them throughout the winter, so you’ll have healthy sweet potato vines come spring.
How To Propagate Succulents From Cuttings - Get Busy Gardening
Get answers to all the questions you’ve ever had about how to propagate succulents at home with my detailed step by step guide and essential tips. It’s easy to get your succulents propagated from either leaves or stem cuttings, and I can show you how to properly take those cuttings and how to get them rooting for successful repotting. I share advice from years of experience, and you’ll discover how easy it is to grow baby succulents and expand your collection with just a few propagation tools.
Propagating Succulents In Winter: How To Propagate Succulents In Winter
Learn how to propagate succulents in the winter with my easy how-to guide. It walks you through succulent plant propagation step by step. Whether you’re interested in propagating cuttings, stems, or leaves, it can be done easily in the winter with my simple method that requires no special tools or supplies. In addition to getting new growth on your cuttings, I’ll also share tips on baby succulent care, so you can plant them with confidence that they’ll grow into healthy, established plants.
How To Propagate Aloe Vera By Division
Propagating aloe vera by division is a great way to take the suckers, or pups, from your mature plant and create new baby plants. I’ve done this often over the 20 years I’ve had mine, and have put together a helpful guide that includes all of my experience in aloe vera propagation. Once you see how easy it is to propagate by division and that planting and caring for baby aloe vera is just as easy as caring for your mature plant, you’ll be creating cute DIY plant gifts for all your friends.