Rooting mediums, such as soil, sand and peat moss, help a plant stem, leaf or root cutting to grow roots, creating a new, viable plant. Many plants may also require a growth hormone, and an additional heat source to root... More »

To propagate a plant with cuttings, cut a portion of old or current growth, plant it in rooting hormone and provide indirect light. Use a sharp knife or shears to avoid damaging the plant, and remove a 4- to 5-inch segme... More »

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Grow roses from cuttings by taking a healthy cutting, drilling a hole in a potato the same diameter as the cutting, dipping the cutting in rooting hormone, placing the cutting in a potato and planting in a pot filled wit... More »

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After digging a hole for a new plant, remove half the soil and replace it with compost, peat moss or humus. Then, mix 1 cup of Holly Tone into the amended soil before placing the plant in the hole. More »

Spanish moss does not require soil to grow nor does it have roots. It is a perennial plant with small blue-green flowers, but is most notable for its 2-inch leaves and stems that hang from and cover some trees. Most ofte... More »

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To transplant an orchid, remove the plant from its original pot, brush the excess potting medium from the roots, and trim any damaged roots. Keep the rhizome of the orchid clear when repotting, and bury the rest or the r... More »

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Root rosebush clippings by taking them as the plant enters the dormant season, dipping the stem in rooting hormone, sticking the plant directly into the soil, and keeping the soil moist until roots form. The new rosebush... More »