Category Archives for Propagating

The Right Plants for the Right Place

The art of good gardening lies in knowing what to plant where. It’s quite easy to find out what individual plants need — for example sun or shade, damp or well drained soil — if you buy plants from a … Continue reading

26. February 2015 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Bulbs

Bulbs can be propagated in a number of ways. Division can be used for bulbs or corms that grow in clumps, and spring-flowering bulbs, such as snowdrops, are best divided while still in full growth after flowering. Daffodil bulbs and … Continue reading

29. July 2013 by Dave Pinkney
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Guide to Plant Propagation

There are two ways of obtaining new plants. You can raise them yourself or obtain them from someone else. Buying plants from garden centres or nurseries offers you two big advantages. First, with annual bedding plants and vegetables especially, you … Continue reading

29. July 2013 by Dave Pinkney
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Sowing Seeds in Dry Weather

Where there is the slightest suspicion that the soil is not sufficiently moist or, because of the current weather, likely to dry out, drills should be soaked before sowing. The most satisfactory way to do this is to use a … Continue reading

12. July 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Soft Fruit

PROPAGATION Fruit plants, by and large, must be multiplied vegetatively in order to maintain the purity of the varieties; and any soft fruit plant regularly propagated in this way will progressively become contaminated with virus. If your canes and bushes … Continue reading

17. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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