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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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How to Propagate Indoor Ferns

Creating the best possible conditions A certain amount of basic knowledge is applicable to all methods of fern propagation. The best time: Ferns can be propagated all year round but the ideal time is in the spring as the young … Continue reading

01. June 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Indoor Ferns

A safe nursery for young ferns How do you propagate plants that do not produce flowers or seed? Ferns solve this problem for themselves by forming spores. When these germinate, a gametophyte is produced and from this a prothallium then … Continue reading

01. June 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Shrubs

PROPAGATION There are a number of methods of increasing your stock of shrubs. The most common way is from cuttings, and there are basically three types: softwood, heel and hardwood. Cuttings Softwood cuttings These are taken from the tips of … Continue reading

19. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagation of Ornamental Shrubs

Propagation of Shrubs Like all plants, shrubs may be propagated in two ways: by means of seed and by vegetative processes — cuttings, division, layering, grafting and budding.   Propagation from Seed Propagated by this means are those shrubs that … 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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How Vegetative Propagation Works

Vegetative Propagation Many plants propagate themselves vegetatively by means of crowns, runners, suckers, rhizomes, tubers, natural layering, and of course by bulbs and corms. We are concerned in this section, not with natural but with ‘artificial’ methods of vegetative propagation, … Continue reading

17. April 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagation from Seed

Propagation from Seed While propagation by seed appears to be an extremely cheap and simple method of producing new plants, it is not without drawbacks. Parentage and whether or not a seed is a true offspring of its parent is … Continue reading

13. April 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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