Category Archives: Propagation

Locally bred magnolia hybrids getting national attention

Exciting news from one of our local gardens, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Deciduous magnolias that have been hybridized and propagated there by garden volunteer Bill Smith are being picked up and sent to Monrovia for evaluation, for possible introduction as … Continue reading

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My improvised seed starting setup

After much hemming and hawing about a grow light set up for starting my seeds this year, I finally just decided to buy a 2nd piano lamp and a Jiffy seed kit: I didn’t feel good about spending $200 or … Continue reading

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