Category Archives: propagation

A Mixed Bag of Six on Saturday

If I had taken the above photograph first, a pleasing combination of hollyhock (ignore the foliage!), Persicaria ‘High Society’, climbing rose ‘Strawberry Hill’ and, just creeping into the bottom left corner, Lychnis coronaria, I might have gone down the line … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Propagation

I treated myself to a hydropod cuttings propagator recently and it looks as if it will prove to a good investment. The cuttings slot into foam discs inserted in the tray, which in turn sits above a water reservoir which … Continue reading

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What a To-Do

I seem to have had a permanent To Do list in recent months, either buzzing around in my head or periodically written down – mostly garden related tasks, although I did finally manage to complete two summer dresses, just as … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Small Sedum Success Story

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Going Just a Bit Potty

In anticipation of next year’s opening for the NGS, one of the other tasks jotted down in my notebook (or probably only just jotted down in my head so far) is beginning to prepare for a plant stall, as the … Continue reading

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