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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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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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Vegetative Propagation of Ornamental Shrubs

Vegetative Propagation When propagated by vegetative means the new plants retain the exact characteristics of the parent plant. In vegetative propagation growing parts are separated from the plant and when they have put out roots of their own they develop … Continue reading

03. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating – Grafting Under Glass

The practice of grafting under glass The process of grafting involves the bringing together of the cambium layers of selected stocks and scions, there being several methods of achieving this, only a limited number of which have application under glass. … Continue reading

19. April 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Types of Cuttings and Propagation Methods

Types of stem cuttings It is important that the selected cutting is in good physical condition, free from obvious pests and diseases and with sufficient reserves of food in the form of carbohydrates and proteins to sustain it until it … Continue reading

18. April 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Tips for Propagation by Seed

Seed sowing in frames and borders What has been said about the sowing of seed in pots, pans or boxes applies generally in the case of sowing seeds in frames, the seed being sown in many cases in the actual … Continue reading

09. April 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Containers for Propagation and Seed Sowing

Containers for seed sowing, propagation and growing on Pots are available in a wide range of sizes and shapes in plastic, clay, bituminized or treated paper, polystyrene or peat, in addition to which there are soil or peat blocks to … Continue reading

27. March 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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How to Grow Plants from Seed

Raising Plants from Seed The technique of raising plants from seed rather than buying ready-grown subjects is particularly important to organic gardeners because the plants will be organic right from the outset. Growing from seed is also important because it … Continue reading

03. February 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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