How to Propagate PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

How to Propagate free pdf Not so many years ago, everyone who had a garden propagated their own plants. Nowadays, we are more inclined to nip down to the garden centre to buy anything from tiny cells of bedding plants to 3-metre climbers, but, in fact, most of the plants we grow in our gardens can be propagated with ease. Some of the techniques are almost foolproof, even for complete beginners- others are a bit more tricky, but all are readily achievable for the amateur gardener prepared to have a go, accept the occasional failure and revel in the triumphs. In addition to the techniques themselves, John gives detailed guidance on plant hygiene, temperature and humidity, timing and how to look after your newborn plants until they are ready to go out into the garden and fend for themselves. "How to Propagate" is a long overdue bible on propagation that will be indispensable to beginners and committed enthusiasts alike.

About John Cushnie

John Cushnie has been propagating plants for over 40 years, having started with chrysanthemum cuttings when he was at school and moved on to shrubs, trees, perennials, alpines, house plants and much more. He runs his own garden design and contracting company from Northern Ireland. He is the presenter of BBC-TV's The Greenmount Garden (with a second series recently commissioned) and writes for the Daily Telegraph, Ireland's Homes, Interior and Living and Gardeners' World. His previous books are Ground Cover, How to Garden, Trees for the Garden and Shrubs for the Garden- they have been translated into six languages. He is also co-author of GQT Plant Chooser and GQT Techniques and Tips for Gardeners.

Details Book

Author : John Cushnie
Publisher : Kyle Cathie
Data Published : 21 September 2006
ISBN : 1856266125
EAN : 9781856266123
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews How to Propagate



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • How To Propagate 375 Plants free pdfHow To Propagate 375 Plants

    This is an illustrated directory of flowers. trees. shrubs. climbers. water plants. vegetables and herbs. with 650 photographs. It is an A-Z guide to 375 of the best plants for propagating. describing their size and shape..


  • The New Ornamental Garden free pdfThe New Ornamental Garden

    This book takes a fresh look at garden-worthy plants for Australian conditions. It will help gardeners to reappraise their climate. select appropriate plants and modify gardening practices to create beautiful gardens featuring native and exotic plants with proven drought tolerance..


  • Australian Plants for the Garden free pdfAustralian Plants for the Garden

    A selection of the most attractive. tried. tested and reliable Australian plants. chosen by one of Australia's leading native plant enthusiasts. Gwen Elliot: GO right to the pick of the bunch- Know exactly what each plant will look like and how it will grow- Enjoy tips from the experiences of previous growers..


  • Westcott's Plant Disease Handbook free pdfWestcott's Plant Disease Handbook

    Westcott's Plant Disease is a reference book on diseases which attack plants. Diseases of plants are found on most all plants including trees. shrubs. grasses. forage. fruits. vegetables. garden and greenhouse plants as well as native wild flowers and even weeds..


  • Rock Garden Plants free pdfRock Garden Plants

    This is a worthy addition to the Timber Press series of illustrated encyclopedias. This book covers alpines and other suitable plants for rock garden settings.'.


  • How to Propagate free pdfHow to Propagate

    Download Audio Books Library. Not so many years ago, everyone who had a garden propagated their own plants. Nowadays, we are more inclined to nip down to the garden centre to buy anything from tiny ce