Monday, March 4, 2024

Propagation

The system allows ingress of irrigation water to growing media and includes a clip system to prevent wind dislodgement and loss (Image: DeeWeed)
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Pot developments top and bottom

By John Fitzsimmons

Advances in tools and processes don’t always have to be as radical as reinventing the wheel. Sometimes just building a better mousetrap serves us well. In our production nurseries the plastic pot is ubiquitous, but some simple smart thinking, especially in the detail, is also delivering benefits.Continue reading

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Multiple stem sections used in rose propagation
Propagation

Propagation, so much more than putting a seed in a pot

By Dan Austin

In simple terms, propagation is the multiplication of plants, but just like the vocation of horticulture itself, the subject offers a field of lifelong learning and a range of niche opportunities.

To be a good propagator, a person not only needs to develop a knowledge base of plant physiology and science, but also to hone a range of physical techniques used in the art of plant multiplication.… Continue reading

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Propagation systems should ideally provide growers with desirable traits such as colour and form (Image: John Fitzsimmons)
Propagation

Propagation – always the start of something better

By John Fitzsimmons

In the greenlife industry, propagation is thought of in many ways. It is an industry segment largely dominated by learned and/or practised people often specialising in particular plant categories or families. It is also an activity carried out by many production nurseries generally.Continue reading

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