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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. thriftybri

    help wanted fine seed sowing

    This is the benefit of gardening forums such as Gardeners Corner. OK, yes usually the seed packet carries some instructions for sowing. These instructions are usually based upon experience...
    This is the benefit of gardening forums such as Gardeners Corner. OK, yes usually the seed packet carries some instructions for sowing. These instructions are usually based upon experience gained through the various trial stages. The forum comments help fill in what hasn't been written and...
    This is the benefit of gardening forums such as Gardeners Corner. OK, yes usually the seed packet carries some instructions for sowing. These instructions are usually based upon experience gained through the various trial stages. The forum...
    This is the benefit of gardening forums such as Gardeners Corner. OK, yes usually the seed packet carries some instructions for sowing. These instructions are usually based upon experience...
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  5. Irmemac

    Struggling Sweet Peas

    I did once before, and they seemed to do ok. I don't have anywhere that's sheltered enough to put them in the ground so this seems like the best option for this year. I'm sure yours will look...
    I did once before, and they seemed to do ok. I don't have anywhere that's sheltered enough to put them in the ground so this seems like the best option for this year. I'm sure yours will look lovely wherever you decide to put them :spinning:!
    I did once before, and they seemed to do ok. I don't have anywhere that's sheltered enough to put them in the ground so this seems like the best option for this year. I'm sure yours will look lovely wherever you decide to put them :spinning:!
    I did once before, and they seemed to do ok. I don't have anywhere that's sheltered enough to put them in the ground so this seems like the best option for this year. I'm sure yours will look...
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  6. Igrowfromseed
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    Nicotiana seedlings

    That will keep you busy! :blue thumb: They look good. :)
    That will keep you busy! :blue thumb: They look good. :)
    That will keep you busy! :blue thumb: They look good. :)
    That will keep you busy! :blue thumb: They look good. :)
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  7. hydrogardener
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    Phalaenopsis from seed.

    I think the time varies by the type of orchid, but two years is not unreasonable. I read that some take ten years.Last year I purchased three flasks and they were not all that difficult to deal...
    I think the time varies by the type of orchid, but two years is not unreasonable. I read that some take ten years.Last year I purchased three flasks and they were not all that difficult to deal with. Now, I have many small hybrid plants that no one has yet seen flower.
    I think the time varies by the type of orchid, but two years is not unreasonable. I read that some take ten years.Last year I purchased three flasks and they were not all that difficult to deal with. Now, I have many small hybrid plants that...
    I think the time varies by the type of orchid, but two years is not unreasonable. I read that some take ten years.Last year I purchased three flasks and they were not all that difficult to deal...
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  8. CanadianLori

    Start seeds in dirt, in paper towel, ??

    :doh::doh::doh: must have been thinking of that sauce... Lee & Perrin..Sorry about making you search - yes I bought the seeds through Perron - they are also the only ones who have Kelsae seeds. The pepper...
    :doh::doh::doh: must have been thinking of that sauce... Lee & Perrin..Sorry about making you search - yes I bought the seeds through Perron - they are also the only ones who have Kelsae seeds. The pepper seeds are from a company named Suttons.
    :doh::doh::doh: must have been thinking of that sauce... Lee & Perrin..Sorry about making you search - yes I bought the seeds through Perron - they are also the only ones who have Kelsae seeds. The pepper seeds are from a company named Suttons.
    :doh::doh::doh: must have been thinking of that sauce... Lee & Perrin..Sorry about making you search - yes I bought the seeds through Perron - they are also the only ones who have Kelsae seeds. The pepper...
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  9. noisette47

    Specialist websites for propagation advice

    Thank you both very much...:grphg:
    Thank you both very much...:grphg:
    Thank you both very much...:grphg:
    Thank you both very much...:grphg:
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  10. thriftybri

    seed sowing

    thanks for that, whot gets my goat is it says for further sowing instructions contact us I did and as I said I might as well be talking to a brick wall ill see whot comes back from my second...
    thanks for that, whot gets my goat is it says for further sowing instructions contact us I did and as I said I might as well be talking to a brick wall ill see whot comes back from my second message I sent them:wallbanging::psnp:
    thanks for that, whot gets my goat is it says for further sowing instructions contact us I did and as I said I might as well be talking to a brick wall ill see whot comes back from my second message I sent them:wallbanging::psnp:
    thanks for that, whot gets my goat is it says for further sowing instructions contact us I did and as I said I might as well be talking to a brick wall ill see whot comes back from my second...
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  11. "M"

    Heated Propagator

    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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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