Plant Propagation

Plant propagation is one of my favorite topics on the blog! Propagating plants is a fun and rewarding hobby for gardeners of any experience level. It’s truly amazing to start with one plant and end up with many more.

You can check out my in-depth guide on sexual propagation and asexual propagation in plants to learn more about how to propagate plants.

Follow along as I try to root cuttings in water, start cuttings in soil, plant pinched tops of plants, and so much more.

You can also follow my journey of air layering rosebushes, which I’m updating every step of the way.

Stay tuned to this page for the latest in propagating flowers, fruit, vegetables, herbs, trees, houseplants, and more. All my articles on plant propagation will appear on this page!

Zinnia Breeding – Hand Pollination to Create Hybrid Zinnias
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Zinnia Breeding – Hand Pollination to Create Hybrid Zinnias

My longtime home gardening dream continues to be zinnia breeding from my homegrown flowers. I love the magical work of the bees and pollinators, but I truly desire the creative freedom of hand pollination to make my own hybrid zinnias. I’ve followed along the adventures of ZenMan in breeding zinnias for quite some time. He’s…

Propagating Portulaca – How to Propagate Portulaca Flowers
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Propagating Portulaca – How to Propagate Portulaca Flowers

Propagating Portulaca allows you to create clones of your favorite moss rose plants. This semi-succulent flower propagates easily in the right conditions. Discover how to propagate Portulaca plants quickly with very little effort. Sometimes Portulaca become too leggy. You can fix that and double your plants! The perfect solution is a bit of pruning and…

Do Lilies Spread? (Multiplying Asiatic, Trumpet, & Oriental Lily)
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Do Lilies Spread? (Multiplying Asiatic, Trumpet, & Oriental Lily)

Wouldn’t it be amazing if your favorite flowers multiplied over and over all on their own?! Sometimes the best ones do! If you’re wondering, do lilies spread? – you are in luck! Asiatic lilies, trumpet lilies, and oriental lilies reproduce beautifully, even without your assistance. Cultivating a lily garden can lead to a lifelong journey…

Propagating Fuchsia – How to Propagate Fuchsia Cuttings
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Propagating Fuchsia – How to Propagate Fuchsia Cuttings

Until recently, I’d never tried growing Fuchsia, although I’d heard all about it in my gardening circles. Now, with my own plant, I found a broken branch and decided to try propagating fuchsia from cuttings. It was easier than I thought! When I found a broken stem upon getting home from the store, I immediately…

Growing Pineapple from Seeds – Collecting & Planting Pineapple Seeds
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Growing Pineapple from Seeds – Collecting & Planting Pineapple Seeds

If it has seeds, let’s plant it. That’s pretty much our motto when it comes to fruits and veggies we enjoy from the store. Growing pineapple from seeds isn’t necessarily the most conventional way to grow pineapple plants, but I’m all about the journey! After noticing pineapple seeds spilling out onto my cutting board when…

How to Propagate Grape Vines: My Attempt at Growing Grapes from Cuttings
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How to Propagate Grape Vines: My Attempt at Growing Grapes from Cuttings

Do you wish you had more grapes growing in your garden? Learning how to propagate grape vines from cuttings can be a fun project but it can also swiftly add many plants to your backyard orchard! I’m always so inspired by nature’s way of, well, finding a way! Plants want to survive and they want…