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.

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!

Strawberry Runners – Propagating Strawberries the Easy Way
Fruit | Plant Propagation

Strawberry Runners – Propagating Strawberries the Easy Way

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have endless strawberries to pick in your garden? Take advantage of strawberry runners to multiply your plants quickly and easily! During the first year, strawberry plants tend to produce “daughters” as a means of propagation. These plants produce berries the following year, literally multiplying your yield! What are strawberry runners?…

Propagating Coleus – Step-by-Step Coleus Plant Propagation
Plant Propagation

Propagating Coleus – Step-by-Step Coleus Plant Propagation

Don’t you just love the colors of coleus?! Propagating coleus from cuttings is an easy and fun gardening trick for all ages. Try these tips for successful coleus plant propagation in soil or water. Coleus grows well in dappled sun and partial shade. Known largely for its stunning foliage, coleus also puts up floral stems…

Vegetative Propagation & More Plant Propagation Techniques
Plant Propagation

Vegetative Propagation & More Plant Propagation Techniques

Propagation in plants is the process of reproduction, or making more plants. When plants multiply, the offspring may be identical to the parents or hybrids that have a combination of traits from both the male and female plants, depending on the type of propagation. Vegetative propagation involves plants reproducing without fertilization. Plants can reproduce on…

Propagating Snapdragons | How to Propagate Snapdragons from Cuttings
Flowers | Plant Propagation

Propagating Snapdragons | How to Propagate Snapdragons from Cuttings

Wouldn’t it be nice to double your blooms every time you grow antirrhinum? Knowing how to propagate snapdragons from cuttings or pieces you’ve pinched off the plant truly works to your advantage. Oh, and propagating snapdragons is a snap! As you may know, we have a major groundhog problem in the garden here. Bunnies, too….

My Attempt at Propagating Blueberries from Cuttings
Fruit | Gardening | Plant Propagation

My Attempt at Propagating Blueberries from Cuttings

Wouldn’t it be great to multiply your plants whenever you want? Propagating blueberries from cuttings feels like a huge milestone in the world of gardening. However, I’ve recently happened upon some powder blue blueberry cuttings and the sender told me she’s had a 75% success rate in rooting the cuttings! If her math lines up…