simple layering

simple layering

[‚sim·pəl ′lā·ə·riŋ]
(botany)
A plant propagation technique in which one portion of the stem, still attached to the plant, is buried.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Simple layering is best done in spring or autumn, when the plant is actively growing.
Climbers, such as honeysuckles and clematis, can be increased by serpentine layering, which is similar to simple layering, but multiple layers are made from one stem.
Stocks of climbers, such as honeysuckles and clematis, can be increased by serpentine layering, which is similar to simple layering, but multiple layers are made from one stem.
"Simple layering makes this look work - go for tees or vests under a tunic or check shirt, and wear with denim shorts or bleached faded jeans and a plaited leather belt."
Simple layering is not to be scoffed at because it is so easy.