Willow Tea as a Rooting Hormone: Willow bark contains natural plant growth hormones & thus is a FREE easy to make rooting hormone used to propagate plant cuttings. How to make Willow Tea: Collect young twigs/stems of any of willow species with green or yellow bark. Remove all leaves. Cut the twigs into short pieces about 1", & place them in a heatproof container. Cover the cut stems with boiling water, just as you would when brewing tea. Allow the willow and water to steep overnight.

How to make new rose, lavender, and rosemary plants from cuttings & mini-greenhouses. Some plants, like willow, make their own rooting hormones. If you soak willow branch cuttings in water, that infusion encourages rooting as much as expensive root hormone powder does.

Make Your Own Rooting Hormone From Willow Twigs

willow!

Willow branch tips are full of growth hormones in the spring. They may be left in a bucket (whip around occasionally to vortex and oxygenate water, maybe don't spill so much as I do in this photo!) for a week or two. This makes a Willow sun tea that can be used for watering in spring cuttings and seeds, substantially bolstering root formation and quickening germination. After the Willow itself roots out (and it will) you can plant it--each frond will make a clonal tree. Its magic.

Create a willow border in the garden - weave small, flexible willow branches around larger branches staked into the soil.

How to grow basket willow

How to root hydrangea cuttings.

The living willow fence- In short, you take long and straight willow stems and plant then in a line in the spring (just stick them in the ground), weaving them into a desired form and tie joints together for stability for the first few years for stability (elastic is good for this, but will need to be removed eventually).

'Birch Trees' by Debra Bucci Framed Print of Painting

Taking Geranium Cuttings: "Many gardeners keep Geraniums all winter so that they can make cuttings to multiply their plants. Geraniums root readily from cuttings and can be done in late January or February. To take a cutting, remove a 3- to 4-inch section of the plant's stem tip with a sharp knife. Pinch off the leaves from the lower half of the cutting and dip the cut end into a rooting hormone.

How To Grow Plants From Cuttings

New Roots & Plants from Stem Cuttings

Twig supports.

Root your plant cuttings with honey.

Cuttings

plants from cuttings

How to propogate lavender using cuttings

How to grow boxwood from cuttings

Growing rose cuttings using potatoes. I'll have to give it a try.

Take Cuttings from Fresh Herb Plants and Restart them for your own Garden ~ Creative Cain Cabin