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How to Propagate
Techniques and Tips for Over 1000 Plants

The First Comprehensive Guide to Propagation for the Amateur Gardener in Nearly a Decade is Now Available!


Batavia, IL – January 9, 2007 – Instead of running down to the local garden center or mass merchant for next year’s garden, start it now using John Cushnie’s proven propagation tips and techniques.


How To PropagateIn clear step-by-step instructions and photographs, How to Propagate details how to sow seed, take cuttings, divide, layer and graft in the best method possible for over 1,000 plants. The detailed information on plant hygiene, temperature and humidity, and care of newborn plants until they’re ready to go out into the garden and fend for themselves provides insight for the novice and accomplished gardener alike. Revel in the excitement of propagating your own garden for the upcoming spring!


How to Propagate is a long overdue bible on propagation that will be indispensable to beginners and committed enthusiast alike.


John Cushnie has been propagating plants for over 40 years, having started with chrysanthemum cuttings when he was still at school and moved on to shrubs, trees, perennials, alpines, house plants and much more. Currently, he runs his own garden design and contracting company in Northern Ireland. Additionally, he is the presenter of BBC-TV’s The Greenmount Gardener and writes for the Daily Telegraph, Interior and Living, and Gardeners’ World. His previous books include Ground Cover, How to Garden, Trees for the Garden, and Shrubs for the Garden.



Book Details:

Title: How to Propagate, Techniques and Tips for over 1,000 Plants

Author: John Cushnie

Publisher: Ball Publishing, Distributed by Independent Publishers Group

Publication: April 2007, $34.95, Hardcover, ISBN:  978-1-883052-57-7

Gardening, 256 pages, 8½ x 9½, hardcover, color photographs

Available at bookstores everywhere and through Ball Publishing, 335 N. River St., Batavia, IL 60510. Toll-free number for orders only 1-888-888-0013. Visit us online at

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