Rooting Cuttings

If you're rooting cuttings of coleus, impatiens, Confederate rose or angel trumpet in a windowsill, I found a faster way to help them make roots! Details at
I experimented with twi identical buckets, rooting St Augustinegrass cuttings. One had an aquarium air stone, the other did not.
I put them side by side in the sun.
After three weeks I took them out for comparison.
These are the cuttings WITHOUT the aeration.
These cuttings WITH aeration had many more roots!

Top Hometalk Projects

27 Gorgeous Update Ideas For Your Bedroom
No Way! These Pops of Color Were Made With Dollar Store Items!
The Easiest Ways to Grow a Bumper Crop of Tomatoes
21 Insanely Cute Reasons to Add Pineapple to Your Decor
15 Things To Do With Scrap Material
15 Kitchen Updates Under $20
29 Of The Best DIY Mirror Projects Ever Made
15 Kitchen Updates Under $20
30 Reasons We Can’t Stop Buying Michaels Storage Crates
30 Ways To Use Old Jeans For Brilliant Craft Ideas
15 Quick and Easy Gift Ideas Using Buttons
15 Amazing Things You Can Make With Dollar Store Gems
If Your Stairway Walls Are Empty, Here Are 25 Ways To Change Them Now!
30 Brilliant Things You Can Make From Cheap Thrift Store Finds!
31 Coastal Decor Ideas Perfect For Your Home

Have a question about this project?

Join the conversation

2 of 9 comments
  • Phyllis W
    on Jan 16, 2013

    Thanks Walter. I'm going to give it a try with some of the cuttings I have now. If they do not make it I have a fire pit. If they do, I'm set for many years.

  • Veronica Ronnie Taylor
    on Mar 17, 2015

    How long did you keep them in this fog machine? Thanks

Your comment...