propagating cuttings

Weigela is an example of a shrub that’s easy to propagate by taking hardwood cuttings in the fall. (Photo by Joanne Young)

How to take hardwood cuttings

Judith Adam

Taking hardwood cuttings in the fall is an easy, economical way to increase plants through vegetative reproduction. Reproduce your favourite shrubs.

Cuttings after five weeks

Taking late-summer plant cuttings

Judith Adam

These late summer days are the best time for taking healthy cuttings of many summer garden plants, and rooting them indoors.