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Using a Heating Pad to Help Propagate Plants

By: Tricia Craven Worley

When propagating plants from cuttings, such as geraniums, it’s important to keep the soil warm so they’ll grow. However, if the temperature becomes too high, it can encourage bacteria growth and disease, which can kill the budding plants.

To prevent this from happening, place a heating pad under the container of young plants to gently warm the soil and encourage growth. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using a Heating Pad to Help Propagate Plants