How to Propagate Your Plants | GARDEN | Great Home Ideas

How to Propagate Your Plants | GARDEN | Great Home Ideas

you know there’s nothing better than getting free stuff in the garden the best news is you can end up with a whole lot of new plants some you can share and others to get the kids excited about getting out into the garden [Music] propagating plants is really so simple my grandmother showed me how to do it all you really need is a pair of secateurs pair of scissors and some interesting plants take these begonias for example they look really delicate don’t they well in fact they really strike easily from lots of different parts of the plant firstly you can strike just from a leaf and there are lots of different varieties of leaves i’ve got different colored spotted ones there this happens to be a plain one with beautiful white flowers now all you need to do is just stick that just into a jar just let it sit there now the other great thing is if you just remove those lower leaves remove the flowers just cut those off and then the plant completely focuses on getting new roots on this little stem this is where it gets very technical so pay attention see the stem here now you just pop it into a jar of water that’s how easy it is the great thing is the kids and the grandkids can watch the roots develop on that stem through the side of the glass of the jar it’s just magic [Music] then all you need to do is to put them in a windowsill where they’re going to get plenty of light now this is actually facing west but the frosting on the glass filters the sunlight but it also keeps it really warm not only is it really practical but if you’re like me and you collect glass unusual colored bottles medicine bottles it’s just a bit of fun the other really good tip is put them in a room that you’re going to visit on a regular basis then you can see them as they’re striking time to check them out excuse [Music] me
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