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Propagation This Month

What Should You Be Starting To Sow/Grow/Graft This Month

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  2. Steve R
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    F1 seeds

    Two parent lines are maintained to produce pure characteristics (lets say one is tall, the other is juicy). They are then crossed and the resulting F1 crop is (lets say!!) both Tall and Juicy....
    Two parent lines are maintained to produce pure characteristics (lets say one is tall, the other is juicy). They are then crossed and the resulting F1 crop is (lets say!!) both Tall and Juicy. Guaranteed every single plant.If you save seed from that (i.e. "F2") you get some Tall, some Juicy,...
    Two parent lines are maintained to produce pure characteristics (lets say one is tall, the other is juicy). They are then crossed and the resulting F1 crop is (lets say!!) both Tall and Juicy. Guaranteed every single plant.If you save seed...
    Two parent lines are maintained to produce pure characteristics (lets say one is tall, the other is juicy). They are then crossed and the resulting F1 crop is (lets say!!) both Tall and Juicy....
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  4. "M"

    Heated Propagator Autumn 2017

    I warmed mine up a few weeks ago as I was taking a few cuttings, thought a bit of bottom heat couldn't hurt.:)
    I warmed mine up a few weeks ago as I was taking a few cuttings, thought a bit of bottom heat couldn't hurt.:)
    I warmed mine up a few weeks ago as I was taking a few cuttings, thought a bit of bottom heat couldn't hurt.:)
    I warmed mine up a few weeks ago as I was taking a few cuttings, thought a bit of bottom heat couldn't hurt.:)
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  5. 2nd_bassoon

    How to overwinter my seedlings

    How many of the tv presenters qualify their advice re location? Very few if any do :) Even in Cornwall temperatures vary enormously ......last night for example temps were 13 degrees in far west...
    How many of the tv presenters qualify their advice re location? Very few if any do :) Even in Cornwall temperatures vary enormously ......last night for example temps were 13 degrees in far west and Isles of Scilly to 5 or 6 further east. When I offer advice I take into account the...
    How many of the tv presenters qualify their advice re location? Very few if any do :) Even in Cornwall temperatures vary enormously ......last night for example temps were 13 degrees in far west and Isles of Scilly to 5 or 6 further east. When I...
    How many of the tv presenters qualify their advice re location? Very few if any do :) Even in Cornwall temperatures vary enormously ......last night for example temps were 13 degrees in far west...
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  6. Andre Murphy

    Phlox from stem cutting ì

    @Andre Murphy I try to root pretty much everything i deadhead or prune ...some i have success some not ;) ...it's such a cheap way to propagate and bulk up your garden and when you see the result...
    @Andre Murphy I try to root pretty much everything i deadhead or prune ...some i have success some not ;) ...it's such a cheap way to propagate and bulk up your garden and when you see the result its a real feel good factor :yes: Im always rooting something.... i luv it :biggrin: Only today after visiting a...
    @Andre Murphy I try to root pretty much everything i deadhead or prune ...some i have success some not ;) ...it's such a cheap way to propagate and bulk up your garden and when you see the result its a real feel good factor :yes: Im always rooting...
    @Andre Murphy I try to root pretty much everything i deadhead or prune ...some i have success some not ;) ...it's such a cheap way to propagate and bulk up your garden and when you see the result...
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  7. JJ28

    next year....

    I reckon runner bean pods are best left on the plant [1] until they go crispy, then let them dry out further under cover, and dry out some more after removing from the pods until they are...
    I reckon runner bean pods are best left on the plant [1] until they go crispy, then let them dry out further under cover, and dry out some more after removing from the pods until they are thouroughly dry before packing away.Some varieties are harder to save than others. I find White Lady...
    I reckon runner bean pods are best left on the plant [1] until they go crispy, then let them dry out further under cover, and dry out some more after removing from the pods until they are thouroughly dry before packing away.Some varieties are...
    I reckon runner bean pods are best left on the plant [1] until they go crispy, then let them dry out further under cover, and dry out some more after removing from the pods until they are...
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  8. David E Peacock

    Propagating Kyipnoffia's from seed

    I sowed some in early spring just into pots & then into a warm spot on the window sill, germination was fairly quick.No special treatment.
    I sowed some in early spring just into pots & then into a warm spot on the window sill, germination was fairly quick.No special treatment.
    I sowed some in early spring just into pots & then into a warm spot on the window sill, germination was fairly quick.No special treatment.
    I sowed some in early spring just into pots & then into a warm spot on the window sill, germination was fairly quick.No special treatment.
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  9. Snorky85

    London Pride

    Agree, and I did ... from Shineyland :hapydancsmil: My variegated London Pride from Shineyland is a sort after "wannabe" amongst my garden club friends: now I have a grow house, they stand a chance of a...
    Agree, and I did ... from Shineyland :hapydancsmil: My variegated London Pride from Shineyland is a sort after "wannabe" amongst my garden club friends: now I have a grow house, they stand a chance of a cutting (or half :th scifD36: ) They can have a whole one is they give a contribution to "the cause" ;) :heehee: :thumbsup:
    Agree, and I did ... from Shineyland :hapydancsmil: My variegated London Pride from Shineyland is a sort after "wannabe" amongst my garden club friends: now I have a grow house, they stand a chance of a cutting (or half :th scifD36: ) They can have a whole one is they...
    Agree, and I did ... from Shineyland :hapydancsmil: My variegated London Pride from Shineyland is a sort after "wannabe" amongst my garden club friends: now I have a grow house, they stand a chance of a...
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  10. Snorky85

    Penstemon cutting back

    Turns out there was a nice new clump of fresh growth as well as an old stalky bit (still with some new shoots) so has turned out ok! Just hoping the three cuttings from last year do ok now theyre...
    Turns out there was a nice new clump of fresh growth as well as an old stalky bit (still with some new shoots) so has turned out ok! Just hoping the three cuttings from last year do ok now theyre in the garden-they had a good root ball on them so fingers crossed :)
    Turns out there was a nice new clump of fresh growth as well as an old stalky bit (still with some new shoots) so has turned out ok! Just hoping the three cuttings from last year do ok now theyre in the garden-they had a good root ball on them so...
    Turns out there was a nice new clump of fresh growth as well as an old stalky bit (still with some new shoots) so has turned out ok! Just hoping the three cuttings from last year do ok now theyre...
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  11. Palustris

    Liver wort on Seed pots

    Careful Pete, you'll find your greenhouse full of Pals's seed trays :heehee:
    Careful Pete, you'll find your greenhouse full of Pals's seed trays :heehee:
    Careful Pete, you'll find your greenhouse full of Pals's seed trays :heehee:
    Careful Pete, you'll find your greenhouse full of Pals's seed trays :heehee:
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  12. Snorky85

    Sweet Peas

    i am a bit late sowing my sweet peas, but thought id still sow them today. They're in my heated greenhouse in a propogator....do you think they'll do ok? :scratch:
    i am a bit late sowing my sweet peas, but thought id still sow them today. They're in my heated greenhouse in a propogator....do you think they'll do ok? :scratch:
    i am a bit late sowing my sweet peas, but thought id still sow them today. They're in my heated greenhouse in a propogator....do you think they'll do ok? :scratch:
    i am a bit late sowing my sweet peas, but thought id still sow them today. They're in my heated greenhouse in a propogator....do you think they'll do ok? :scratch:
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  13. Snorky85

    Cuttings - What am I doing wrong?

    That's all that mattersSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    That's all that mattersSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    That's all that mattersSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    That's all that mattersSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  14. nijinski

    begonia cuttings

    Just what I was looking for :thumbsup::ThankYou: @HarryS & @JWK :cmonhug:
    Just what I was looking for :thumbsup::ThankYou: @HarryS & @JWK :cmonhug:
    Just what I was looking for :thumbsup::ThankYou: @HarryS & @JWK :cmonhug:
    Just what I was looking for :thumbsup::ThankYou: @HarryS & @JWK :cmonhug:
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  15. Monica63

    Cuttings from Red Robin Laurel?

    I just did this with laurel. A lot cruder though!! Trimmed a hedge and cut some of the clippings above leaf joint took some of the leaves off. Stuck 100 of them in the ground fingers crossed a few...
    I just did this with laurel. A lot cruder though!! Trimmed a hedge and cut some of the clippings above leaf joint took some of the leaves off. Stuck 100 of them in the ground fingers crossed a few will grow. If not..... Oh well..... No harm. will do the same in Autumn when I trim it again...
    I just did this with laurel. A lot cruder though!! Trimmed a hedge and cut some of the clippings above leaf joint took some of the leaves off. Stuck 100 of them in the ground fingers crossed a few will grow. If not..... Oh well..... No harm. ...
    I just did this with laurel. A lot cruder though!! Trimmed a hedge and cut some of the clippings above leaf joint took some of the leaves off. Stuck 100 of them in the ground fingers crossed a few...
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  16. pamsdish
    Informative x 4

    Dividing Plants Guide

    Thanks Pamsdish, that's a great thread. Was just wondering if there was anything I could divide now. Best wait.Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Thanks Pamsdish, that's a great thread. Was just wondering if there was anything I could divide now. Best wait.Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Thanks Pamsdish, that's a great thread. Was just wondering if there was anything I could divide now. Best wait.Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Thanks Pamsdish, that's a great thread. Was just wondering if there was anything I could divide now. Best wait.Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  17. "M"

    Is July a good time to take cuttings from these shrubs ...

    Thanks "M". :) I wish I could put it in the garden but it can't cope with the wind.Yes, I would take younger growth Harry and take several as back-up. I wasn't successful with them. :doh:
    Thanks "M". :) I wish I could put it in the garden but it can't cope with the wind.Yes, I would take younger growth Harry and take several as back-up. I wasn't successful with them. :doh:
    Thanks "M". :) I wish I could put it in the garden but it can't cope with the wind.Yes, I would take younger growth Harry and take several as back-up. I wasn't successful with them. :doh:
    Thanks "M". :) I wish I could put it in the garden but it can't cope with the wind.Yes, I would take younger growth Harry and take several as back-up. I wasn't successful with them. :doh:
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  18. Soup1

    Hydrangea Offshoot - What do I do Next?

    That sounds so easy just to put it straight in the ground, I've always taken about a six inch cutting and treated like a baby in the greenhouse, I'll try your method next time. It's so helpful...
    That sounds so easy just to put it straight in the ground, I've always taken about a six inch cutting and treated like a baby in the greenhouse, I'll try your method next time. It's so helpful what we find on GC.
    That sounds so easy just to put it straight in the ground, I've always taken about a six inch cutting and treated like a baby in the greenhouse, I'll try your method next time. It's so helpful what we find on GC.
    That sounds so easy just to put it straight in the ground, I've always taken about a six inch cutting and treated like a baby in the greenhouse, I'll try your method next time. It's so helpful...
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  19. CanadianLori

    Never tried to root a tree cutting, need advice please

    Lake Superior has lots of nice beaches to visit.. in the summer :)
    Lake Superior has lots of nice beaches to visit.. in the summer :)
    Lake Superior has lots of nice beaches to visit.. in the summer :)
    Lake Superior has lots of nice beaches to visit.. in the summer :)
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  20. Royboy

    Sowing in plug trays

    Thank you for an interesting answer to all that responded, I have always wondered.
    Thank you for an interesting answer to all that responded, I have always wondered.
    Thank you for an interesting answer to all that responded, I have always wondered.
    Thank you for an interesting answer to all that responded, I have always wondered.
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  21. agreener88

    First time propagation and seedlings are a no show...

    If you're in the UK, it's too cold at the moment for chillis and toms to be outside as night time temps will fall even though it seems nice and warm in your mini greenhouse during sunny days. You...
    If you're in the UK, it's too cold at the moment for chillis and toms to be outside as night time temps will fall even though it seems nice and warm in your mini greenhouse during sunny days. You could get a max min thermometer and put it in your mini greenhouse to check. As has already been...
    If you're in the UK, it's too cold at the moment for chillis and toms to be outside as night time temps will fall even though it seems nice and warm in your mini greenhouse during sunny days. You could get a max min thermometer and put it in...
    If you're in the UK, it's too cold at the moment for chillis and toms to be outside as night time temps will fall even though it seems nice and warm in your mini greenhouse during sunny days. You...
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  22. JackJJW

    Sowing veg outside

    No experience with Nigeria Victor, but I should imagine spinach would romp away as soon as temps pick up.
    No experience with Nigeria Victor, but I should imagine spinach would romp away as soon as temps pick up.
    No experience with Nigeria Victor, but I should imagine spinach would romp away as soon as temps pick up.
    No experience with Nigeria Victor, but I should imagine spinach would romp away as soon as temps pick up.
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  23. PeteAnglia

    Propagating medlars and quince

    Dont know it the quick answer, surely there must be some info available from specialists, you could even try a local nursery that deals in fruit trees. This place is just down the road from me...
    Dont know it the quick answer, surely there must be some info available from specialists, you could even try a local nursery that deals in fruit trees. This place is just down the road from meJust click on information on rootstocks.Seems they use a few different ones dependin on the size...
    Dont know it the quick answer, surely there must be some info available from specialists, you could even try a local nursery that deals in fruit trees. This place is just down the road from meJust click on information on rootstocks.Seems...
    Dont know it the quick answer, surely there must be some info available from specialists, you could even try a local nursery that deals in fruit trees. This place is just down the road from me...
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