Ways To Get Free Plants For Your Garden

Because buying plants in large quantities is expensive many gardeners will look for other ways to acquire more flowers. One way to get plants for free is by increasing your stock of existing plants by propagation. The three main methods are by division, cuttings and saving seeds. These techniques are described in an article by Marianne Lipanovich which I found on the Houzz website.

It?s amazing how quickly buying a few plants can add up to a fairly big monetary outlay. Fortunately, there are time- and gardener-honored ways of getting plants for little or no cost. You can get offsprings of your (or your friends?) plants for free, whether it?s by gathering seeds, getting divisions or starting new plants from stems or leaves. Which method you choose depends on the plant, although some can be propagated by several methods.
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