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Propagation Made Simple

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it )g now v. ei Known to mauy 01 on tnostkilled propagatpM, that uil eut tins i;an bo inadu to Cii 1 the bo mado to gruw, Applos, peauhes, cheriies, müI ::. : . aow freely strack from cuttit)g3Jk,iind iiifiny kinds ol trees onco tlxmgiit impissiblu to propágate in ttíd Way, :uc ;o.v rtrfsed bo vu.' y IVeely. In our oivn öxpèfimenls, vxi have found a common i-eserv'ftrg bottle excuücüt for eallousing hard cuttings. - A spooge is pushed tightly into the bottoin of the bottle, and water poured on. 'I'hon all tbe water is drained out lliat '.vi'.l go out by inverting thé bottle, and t ha cuttiags placed loosely in. No cork is placed in thu bottle, and uvaporution takes place slowly, and the cutting soon forma the de&ired callous. The whole secret, in fact, is in allowing {ree ncces3 of air to ;ill parts of the cutting, at the samo time taking caro that evaperalicn shatt not be so execssice as to dry up flie cieiting.


Old News
Michigan Argus