Category Archives: Plant Propagation

Using the Propagation Technique Known as Budding to Grow Beautiful Ornamental Trees

Flowering Dogwood trees can be easily grown from seed, however 99.9999% of the seedlings that sprout will be Cornus Florida, which is White Flowering Dogwood. It doesn’t matter if you collect the seeds from a White Dogwood or a Pink Dogwood, the seedlings are likely to be white.  The only predictable way to grow a… Read More »


SAVING SEEDS FROM YOUR GARDEN

By Kathy Anderson For many gardeners, the garden actually begins in January when the first seed catalog arrives in the mailbox. While the cold wind howls outside, we retire to a cozy chair and leaf through the catalog, carefully notating which varieties of lettuce and tomatoes to try and wishing we had the space to… Read More »


How to Build a Simple Potting Bench

by Michael J. McGroarty The potting bench that you are about to read about is not fancy, but very functional. It is also very easy to build and use. Except it doesn’t have any legs! Don’t panic, having a legless potting bench is actually a benefit, I’ll get to that a little later.  The potting… Read More »