Published on 06/02/11

Propagating orchids, hydrangeas on 'Your Southern Garden' June 25

Learn two methods of plant propagation on "Your Southern Garden" with Walter Reeves June25 at noon and 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

There is a real science to breeding beautiful orchids. Host Reeves visits Kerry Herndon, an orchid expert in Homestead, Fla., to find out how he breeds some of the most beautiful orchids in the world in his high-tech tissue culture lab.

Then Reeves goes low-tech to teach a simple way to multiply hydrangeas using plastic wrap and aluminum foil.

"Your Southern Garden," produced by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and University of Florida IFAS Extension, is a one-of-a-kind program specifically for the Southeast. The program is made possible by sponsorship from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Clemson Cooperative Extension.

Watch “Your Southern Garden” on select public TV stations in Alabama, South Carolina and Florida. Check local listings for details.

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