The most important way to grow new plants is from cutting or bulbs from the mother plant you first buy. Yes, I have a journal with only a few pages fill out because I recycle my plants into new ones as well as my soil for the next spring. Soil can be expensive in some places. Why not learn how to condition your own soil to feed your healthy plants its free.
Three rooting compounds you can use:
Raw honey-drip the cutting edge into honey and plant.
2. Aloe Vera plant two ways- you can make a cut across the leave to insert the cutting bend the leave a little bit as not to break and insert.
3. Aloe Vera plant cut a slice and insert the cutting at the top. (This works to heal wound on plants that are still on the stalk but cut half way. You can heal it with Aloe and a bandaid to hold it back together)
3. Commercial rooting hormones from you local garden shoppe, be sure to check out the ingredients to make sure of what you are getting.