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Posts tagged propagation

April 25, 2019

 

Planting And Division

Digging up the root ball of an established plant completely and cutting it into sections actually benefits the plant.

April 18, 2019

 

Stem Cuttings

Starting plants from existing ones is fun as well as economical.

January 10, 2019

 

Streptocarpus’ Blooms Are Cheerful

Cape primrose is a wonderful houseplant because it blooms for a long period of time.

November 2, 2017

 

Tender begonia.

Tender Plants

All plants that winter indoors at my house are hosed off to rid them of pests and given a dose of fertilizer.

December 15, 2016

 

Saintpaulia ionantha 'Pink Amiss'.

African Violets

African violets are native to eastern Africa and were collected in the wild during the late 19th century by Baron von Saint-Paul.

December 8, 2016

 

Schlumbergera buckleyi.

Holiday Cactus

Depending on when they bloom, members of the Schlumbergera genus are called either Thanksgiving or Christmas cactuses.

October 13, 2016

 

Cuttings of ivy geranium, (Pelargonium peltatum).

Tricks!

A hard frost will kill off our annuals for good, but there are tricks we can try to get more treats from our annual purchases.

February 10, 2011

 

Tap Roots: The Deeper The Better For Drought Tolerance

It is hard to transplant plants with taproots, so look for small new plants or offsets near an established plant and dig a deep circle around them.

October 20, 2005

 

Iris rhizomes.

Dividing Perennials

Grab a spade, and remind yourself that most gardeners learn their best lesson through trial and error.

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