Propagation How – To

Snip some stems and have new plants in spring!

~Neil Bell, horticulturist for Oregon State University Extension Service

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Snipping some cuttings from the garden this time of year will produce your own private nursery of plants by spring.
Whether you plant the results of your “snip and stick” project or give them away, propagating by cuttings can be a rewarding process.
Although some sources of information can be intimidating, Neil Bell, a horticulturist for Oregon State University Extension Service, has
good news.
“I do lots of them at home,” he said. “I don’t use a greenhouse or even bottom heat. What that means is that the average gardener can
propagate their own plants with nothing more than a tray, a decent medium, a bit of rooting hormone and a place to keep them out of the

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