A hardworking, step-by-step guide to the easiest, most affordable techniques for making more plants - houseplants, vegetables, flowers, and more.
Whether it's driven by a passion for houseplants, a desire to grow more tomatoes, or an interest in having a garden bursting with colorful flowers, many people find themselves wanting more plants. Luckily, it's easy to make more of your favourite plants - and it can be done for free! Plant Parenting, by horticulture expert Leslie F. Halleck, is a beginner-friendly introduction to plant propagation through cuttings, layering, dividing, and more.
Halleck details the basic tools necessary, demystifies seed starting and saving, and shares easy-to-follow instructions for the most practical techniques. She also provides additional information on controlling pests and diseases and transplanting seedlings and cuttings. Charming, richly illustrated, and accessible, Plant Parenting is for beginning gardeners, houseplant fans, and anyone looking to make more of their favourite plants.
- Halleck’s writing is clear, non-technical, inviting, and fun. Full of step-by-step instructions and heavily illustrated, this is the most complete and user-friendly guide to propagation available, and it was made for beginning gardeners and houseplant fans.
- Propagation is an easy and inexpensive way to make more plants; readers will learn various techniques including sowing, cuttings, layering, and dividing.
- The best-selling books on propagation are extremely dated. With over two decades of horticultural experience and a fresh voice, Halleck is the perfect authority to write the updated guide on specific propagation techniques for houseplants, vegetables, perennials, and more.