One of the fastest and frankly, easiest ways to expand your garden is to start plants from cuttings.
Most of us are familiar with starting plants from seeds as well as dividing plants. Plants such as swiss chard and sunflowers grow easily and quickly from seed, while plants such as irises and daylilies can be divided in the fall and spring to create new divisions of plants.
But there are some plants, such as mint or oregano or ivy that don’t really grow from seed and can’t really be divided into new plants. How exactly can you propagate them?
The answer is with rooting cuttings from your plants.
Not all plants root easily from cuttings, but there are a few common plants that are incredibly easy to root, including: