Secrets of Plant Propagation: Starting Your Own Flowers, Vegetables, Fruits, Berries, Shrubs, Trees, and Houseplants

Lewis Hill (Author)


"Everything you might possibly wish to learn about making new plants."-- "New York Times Book Review" A selection of Rodale's Organic Gardening and The Garden Book Clubs.

Product Details

$19.95  $18.35
Storey Publishing
Publish Date
January 02, 1985
8.52 X 0.45 X 10.55 inches | 1.11 pounds

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About the Author

The late Lewis Hill, a beloved and best-selling Storey author, grew more than 20,000 trees on his farm in Greensboro, Vermont. He was also a member of the National Christmas Tree Association and the New Hampshire-Vermont Christmas Tree Association.


"...this guide is a pleasure to read and a dependable source of suggestions for those who want to discover the satisfactions of real do- it- yourself programs." - Publishers Weekly

" Vermont nurseryman, Lewis Hill can keep you glued to your seat engrossed in a subject your not even sure you need to know- a talent much in evidence..." - The New York Times

" This book is well designed, full of good graphics and written in a personable style that makes for a pleasant reading..."- Sacramento Bee

" ...the book is free of the mumbo jumbo that sometimes accompanies these subjects." - Hartford Courant

" Simply written, easy- to- follow, how- to-do- it books are worth their weight in rubies. Lewis Hill's Secrets of Plant Propagation is one of these books. - Hartford Cournat

" I find the information very clear. Numerous illustrations make the directions easy to follow."

- New York Post

" Detailed recommendations are listed for propagating...leaving the reader uncertain whether to finish the book to dash off, pruner's in hand to attempt the techniques so well described." - New York Times

" Hill has plenty of information to share with the hobbyist or budding nursery owner." - Booklist

"Loaded with information and expertise, this masterful work is recommended for the serious gardener." - Spa Management