Category Archives for Propagation

Greenhouse Propagation

So that you can make the most of your greenhouse, it is a good idea to become familiar with the techniques used to propagate plants. Once you are proficient in using these you can increase your stock, decrease your expenditure … Continue reading

03. September 2013 by admin
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Dividing Plants

It is very expensive to keep buying plants to fill every space but ground cover does keep the weeding down and improve low maintenance. Happily in the autumn and spring there are plenty of plants, including ground cover plants, that … Continue reading

19. June 2013 by admin
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Growing Pineapple Tops and Plants from Pips

PLANTS FROM PIPS Charming small plants can be grown from pips discarded from the dessert plate. Seeds of dates, avocado pears and the citrus fruits are the ones to choose. Plant them in John Innes No. 1 potting compost, and … Continue reading

15. February 2013 by admin
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Spring Gardening Tips: Propagating and Pruning Shrubs

Propagating shrubs Layering is a simple method of propagation at this time of year for lax-stemmed shrubs, such as Amelanchier canadensis, celastrus, lilac (Syringa), wintersweet (Chimonanthus), and all species of Thus except Rhus typhina. Peg down the selected branches into … Continue reading

10. June 2011 by admin
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Propagating Shrubs

Shrub Propagation The production of new plants is a subject which could fill a book or for that matter, a website, and there is sufficient space here only to touch on the outlines, but for those who would like to … Continue reading

04. May 2011 by admin
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Raising Aquatic Plants by Vegetative Methods

Water Plant Propagation Raising Aquatic Plants by Vegetative Methods The normal vegetative methods of increasing aquatic plants (by division or from cuttings and eyes) are all quite easily executed, even if your facilities are quite basic. For the most part, … Continue reading

19. March 2011 by admin
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Raising Aquatic Plants from Seed

Raising Aquatic Plants from Seed As with many land plants, a considerable number of aquatic plants can also be raised from seed. For the most part, these are natural species, although strains of one or two subjects, such as iris … Continue reading

19. March 2011 by admin
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Planting Out Large Plants

Planting out bought-in and larger plants Only vegetables and bedding plants are usually transplanted while growing strongly; most other plants are better moved while dormant. In either case, the bigger the rootball and the more associated soil that can be … Continue reading

26. January 2011 by admin
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How to Grow Plants From Seed

Replenishing your own … Sowing always gives the best, most vigorous plants especially when sowing in situ because they are never disturbed. This is often inconvenient, especially if the plants are slow growing. For this reason most plants are started … Continue reading

26. January 2011 by admin
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Propagating Fruit Trees and Bushes

Propagating Fruit Trees Replacement and Replenishment Growing replacement plants is quite simple for most of the soft fruits, provided you can get cuttings from healthy bushes. Unfortunately, your own plants will probably need replacing because they have picked up disease … Continue reading

05. January 2011 by admin
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