Layering makes propagating many of your favorite shrubs, vines, and perennials a cinch. In fact, it's how many plants spread in nature -- and you might even find that some of the plants in your yard are already layering themselves.
Layering means you bend a branch down until it makes contact with the soil. Allow it to grow roots while it's still attached to the mother plant. Once it develops a strong, healthy root system, cut the branch from the main plant and transplant it.
Check out instructions for layering your plants on the next page.
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