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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.

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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
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