Cleveland Public Schools Horticulture Program

WBOE Radio Lesson: Start a Plant from a Coleus Cutting, Part 2

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Program Length: 14:52 min.

Description:  This Green Thumb Club radio lesson was broadcast by the Cleveland Public Schools Horticulture Department instructor Mr. Joseph Brosch is a follow-up of a lesson done three weeks ago on starting a plant from a [coleus] cutting; or how to make new plants from old. The newly rooted plants are transplanted to a larger growing container. Objective of this class is listed as:

  1. To develop an understanding of the basic requirements for the successful potting of a newly rooted cutting.
  2. To develop the skill of potting a rooted cutting.

This recording is from the "Green Thumb Club" series of radio horticulture lessons, broadcasted by W.B.O.E., 90.3FM for students in the Cleveland Public Schools Horticulture Program in the 1960's through the 1970's. The recordings were donated to Cleveland State University Library by Dr. Peter J. Wotowiec.

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