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Video: How To Organize Your Own Nursery
How to organize your own nursery?
You can find out about this by reading the book of Elena Marasanova (Kuzmina), a permanent author of our magazine "Flora Price". This book is called “Organizing our own nursery with Elena Marasanova”.
Do you want to get a dozen new plants from one bush or grow strong flower seedlings? The author of the book is a scientist agronomist with more than 30 years of experience in nurseries of the North-West, describes the subtleties of all methods of reproduction adopted in ornamental gardening. The possibilities of amateur gardeners are taken into account, modern technologies of plant breeding for more experienced gardeners are presented.
Chapter titles - "Propagating by seed", "Division is easy", "Gardens from cuttings", "Layers and offspring", "The magic of grafting", "Tubers and bulbs" - make it easy to find the right topic and see in the photographs exactly how work needs to be done.
Many gardeners have faced difficulties in germination of flower and tree-shrub seeds. The fact is that there are objective features of seed germination of different plant species.
“If the seeds are ripe but not dry on the mother plant, they can germinate quickly. This property is used to get seedlings of primrose, trollius (swimsuit), kandyk and some other species in the same summer, whose seeds ripen at the beginning of summer (immediate sowing of fresh seeds). If the seeds are allowed to dry on the plant, they will pass into a protective state of dormancy, from which it is much more difficult to remove them …, peat, perlite, sand in a ratio of 1: 3. … Stratification is a rather troublesome and time-consuming process in rooms with controlled temperature and humidity. In the practice of a private garden, it is better to take advantage of the biological possibility of undried seeds to germinate in the spring with autumn sowing without any additional treatment.
The book was published in St. Petersburg in the series "Gardens of the North-West" on coated paper, well illustrated, 128 pages.
The book can be purchased from the author by postage by cash on delivery, the cost of the book is 300 rubles. plus postage. You can contact Elena Marasanova by e-mail: [email protected]