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FEBRUARY 17, 2012 Mid-February Around the Farm | I want to point out here how easy it is to root pussy willows.  Almost all willows take root very readily from cuttings.  This little one-year-old tree has grown from a stem cutting, rooted in water and then planted in the ground.

I want to point out here how easy it is to root pussy willows. Almost all willows take root very readily from cuttings. This little one-year-old tree has grown from a stem cutting, rooted in water and then planted in the ground.

Option for Back Stairway/Deck Screen - Prunus x cistena (Purple Sand Cherry)

Purple leaf sand cherry, or Cistena Plum. Another easy to grow hardy shrub. Lovely flower show in spring, great deep purple leaves all the rest of the time. Grows quickly and responds well to pruning.

Azaleas are fairly easy to propagate using a number of methods. These include layers, cuttings, grafts, hybridizing and seed. By far, the easiest method is to use cuttings, which are the subject of this article. Follow these steps to propagate azaleas from cuttings. There are evergreen and deciduous azalea and both are members of the rhododendron family. Deciduous drops its leaves in fall and they grow back in spring. Evergreen also drops its leaves, but because it grows two sets of leaves…

An azalea is fairly easy to propagate using a number of methods. These include layers, cuttings, grafts, hybridizing and seed.

Propagate Your Shrubs from Softwood Cuttings. Softwood cuttings can be taken from most deciduous shrubs in June and July and sometimes into early August.

Propagate Your Shrubs from Softwood Cuttings - With the right tools and conditions, it's easy to propagate new plants from softwood shoots.These hydrangea cuttings should form roots in less than six weeks.

Learn which plants are safe to grow over septic tank drain fields and which the worst. Some trees and shrubs are better than others in such plantings.

The Best and Worst Plants to Grow Over Septic Systems

ACID-LOVING PLANTS: Exercise Your Spring Rites: Pick Pussy Willows!: Pussy willow catkins are iconic symbols of early spring.

How to Propagate Geraniums from Cuttings

How to Propagate Geraniums From Cuttings

Love having a beautiful yard, but don't have a lot of time? You need these 10 low-maintanence perennials! They will make your yard beautiful and your life easier!

10 Low-Maintenance Perennials

Love having a beautiful yard, but dont have a lot of time? You need these 10 low-maintanence perennials! They will make your yard beautiful and your life easier! Love having a beautiful yard,

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