4 Ways to Grow Your Garden Without Seeds

Four easy steps to increase garden production without seeds. Follow the instructions for starting a vegetable garden. We wish you success!

Plants have something that you and I don’t. It’s called totipotency, and it means that nearly every cell within any given plant has the genetic material and the ability to give rise to an entirely new plant (an exact clone of itself).

If human cells exhibited totipotency, it would mean that if I cut off a fingertip and provided it with the right conditions, it would grow into a new me. But, aside from stem cells, human cells are not totipotent, and therefore don’t have the ability to perform such feats. Most plant cells, however, are totipotent, and because of it, plants are capable of performing a whole bag of cool tricks that humans can’t.

Read more here: http://www.urbanfarmonline.com/urban-gardening/backyard-gardening/4-ways-to-grow-your-garden-without-seeds.aspx

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