Propagating your own plants can be both challenging and highly rewarding. You can save money by producing your own plants for your garden. You can create new plants that are unique to your landscape. You can have fun.

Of course, this all takes time in acquiring certain skills and the plants may take a few years to become of useful size. Also, sometimes your attempts might not be successful. However, many people find joy in the accomplishments in discovering new plants or variations.

Here are some classic propagation techniques which you might find useful:

Note: We have provided some general information and observations on this topic aimed at the home gardener. Before you take any serious action in your landscape, check with your state's land grant university's Cooperative Extension Service for the most current, appropriate, localized recommendations.

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