Friday, August 27, 2010

Here's How To... Propogate Houseplants

Have you ever tried propagating your houseplants?

Most people simply place cuttings in water and hope for the best. While the shoots of species such as the lipstick plant or creeping Charlie will root in water, many species won’t. Even when a shoot roots in water, they must be repotted into soil quite soon or they won't thrive.

There are several ways to propagate houseplants, and each houseplant responds best to a certain treatment.

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