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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. Kristen

    Bluebells from Seed ?

    Absolutely. I'm sure the kids would love it too.:) As long as they don't eat them. :eeew: :runforhills:
    Absolutely. I'm sure the kids would love it too.:) As long as they don't eat them. :eeew: :runforhills:
    Absolutely. I'm sure the kids would love it too.:) As long as they don't eat them. :eeew: :runforhills:
    Absolutely. I'm sure the kids would love it too.:) As long as they don't eat them. :eeew: :runforhills:
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  5. "M"

    Growing common hazel from cuttings?

    Actually that's a good point Palustris ... I think of all the things I do use as pea-sticks the one thing that isn't in the mix for me is Hazel as I don't have any big enough, yet, and at our...
    Actually that's a good point Palustris ... I think of all the things I do use as pea-sticks the one thing that isn't in the mix for me is Hazel as I don't have any big enough, yet, and at our previous place, where we did have Hazel, I can't now remember any rooting. I do use Willow and Dogwood...
    Actually that's a good point Palustris ... I think of all the things I do use as pea-sticks the one thing that isn't in the mix for me is Hazel as I don't have any big enough, yet, and at our previous place, where we did have Hazel, I can't now...
    Actually that's a good point Palustris ... I think of all the things I do use as pea-sticks the one thing that isn't in the mix for me is Hazel as I don't have any big enough, yet, and at our...
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  6. clueless1

    Grow lights, heaters etc, on a budget

    It's a bit crowded in my grow box:doh:....
    It's a bit crowded in my grow box:doh:....
    It's a bit crowded in my grow box:doh:....
    It's a bit crowded in my grow box:doh:....
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  7. "M"

    Growing seeds without a greenhouse or "heated" propagator?

    True! .....and not much light either ;)
    True! .....and not much light either ;)
    True! .....and not much light either ;)
    True! .....and not much light either ;)
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  8. Steve R

    Soil warming cable - Propogator

    Thanks, TG Your greenhouse and propagator is a bit reminiscent of mine. But yours is much neater! I like your explanation so thanks very much. :dbgrtmb: The cable I have in mine is laid out...
    Thanks, TG Your greenhouse and propagator is a bit reminiscent of mine. But yours is much neater! I like your explanation so thanks very much. :dbgrtmb: The cable I have in mine is laid out with no more than about an inch between the runs of cable so there are no 'hot spots'. The heat is...
    Thanks, TG Your greenhouse and propagator is a bit reminiscent of mine. But yours is much neater! I like your explanation so thanks very much. :dbgrtmb: The cable I have in mine is laid out with no more than about an inch between the runs of...
    Thanks, TG Your greenhouse and propagator is a bit reminiscent of mine. But yours is much neater! I like your explanation so thanks very much. :dbgrtmb: The cable I have in mine is laid out...
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  9. sal73

    Growing iris from seeds

    The Pacific Coast hybrid Iris do not like root disturbance so prick them out as small plants very carefully and get them growing on as quickly as possible into planting out size. I can get the...
    The Pacific Coast hybrid Iris do not like root disturbance so prick them out as small plants very carefully and get them growing on as quickly as possible into planting out size. I can get the seed of these to germinate like Cress, but getting them to reach flowering size is another matter.
    The Pacific Coast hybrid Iris do not like root disturbance so prick them out as small plants very carefully and get them growing on as quickly as possible into planting out size. I can get the seed of these to germinate like Cress, but getting...
    The Pacific Coast hybrid Iris do not like root disturbance so prick them out as small plants very carefully and get them growing on as quickly as possible into planting out size. I can get the...
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  10. Kristen

    Propagating Ipomoea batatas

    Magic power? Grafting :heehee:
    Magic power? Grafting :heehee:
    Magic power? Grafting :heehee:
    Magic power? Grafting :heehee:
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  11. trogre

    Electric Propagator

    Hi Dave - nice to see some figures. Its a good point to make - to keep any sand well watered. When I first bought a heated propagator, in my naivety - without thinking , I assumed that all the...
    Hi Dave - nice to see some figures. Its a good point to make - to keep any sand well watered. When I first bought a heated propagator, in my naivety - without thinking , I assumed that all the inside of the propagator would be at a constant temperature. However I did some experiments and found...
    Hi Dave - nice to see some figures. Its a good point to make - to keep any sand well watered. When I first bought a heated propagator, in my naivety - without thinking , I assumed that all the inside of the propagator would be at a constant...
    Hi Dave - nice to see some figures. Its a good point to make - to keep any sand well watered. When I first bought a heated propagator, in my naivety - without thinking , I assumed that all the...
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  12. Coolsox

    How long does Cobaea scandens take to flower from seed?

    Thanks Vicky, first time I've grown them and I am impressed :), definitely be growing them again next year :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks Vicky, first time I've grown them and I am impressed :), definitely be growing them again next year :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks Vicky, first time I've grown them and I am impressed :), definitely be growing them again next year :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks Vicky, first time I've grown them and I am impressed :), definitely be growing them again next year :dbgrtmb:
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  13. PeterS

    Seed germination on damp paper

    That's how much we got ours for - well done!
    That's how much we got ours for - well done!
    That's how much we got ours for - well done!
    That's how much we got ours for - well done!
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  14. kyleleonard

    Best time/way to divide Heuchera?

    Hey if it works for you thats all that matters, "Stuff" made me laugh and the day I have had in work I needed a that . Spruce
    Hey if it works for you thats all that matters, "Stuff" made me laugh and the day I have had in work I needed a that . Spruce
    Hey if it works for you thats all that matters, "Stuff" made me laugh and the day I have had in work I needed a that . Spruce
    Hey if it works for you thats all that matters, "Stuff" made me laugh and the day I have had in work I needed a that . Spruce
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  15. longk

    Germinating Pancratium maritimum seed

    I'm shy about naming duds as it may be me that is at fault ... but there again I think the seed companies rely on that a bit.I grew about a dozen varieties of Delphinium last year. Identical...
    I'm shy about naming duds as it may be me that is at fault ... but there again I think the seed companies rely on that a bit.I grew about a dozen varieties of Delphinium last year. Identical mini seed trays, sown at the same time, side by side, chilled for several months over winter and then...
    I'm shy about naming duds as it may be me that is at fault ... but there again I think the seed companies rely on that a bit.I grew about a dozen varieties of Delphinium last year. Identical mini seed trays, sown at the same time, side by...
    I'm shy about naming duds as it may be me that is at fault ... but there again I think the seed companies rely on that a bit.I grew about a dozen varieties of Delphinium last year. Identical...
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  16. philomel

    Euonymus cuttings

    thankin' you kindly M :love30:
    thankin' you kindly M :love30:
    thankin' you kindly M :love30:
    thankin' you kindly M :love30:
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  17. IceColdRum
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    Big Sunflowers

    Some of mine have started to come up now :) the giants seem to be slow starters though here are some photos of 'Firecracker' an F1 variety I got in a seed swap so I've no idea what will come up and...
    Some of mine have started to come up now :) the giants seem to be slow starters though here are some photos of 'Firecracker' an F1 variety I got in a seed swap so I've no idea what will come up and also the starting of 'Mongolian Giant'Sent on the go from my telephone
    Some of mine have started to come up now :) the giants seem to be slow starters though here are some photos of 'Firecracker' an F1 variety I got in a seed swap so I've no idea what will come up and also the starting of 'Mongolian Giant'Sent...
    Some of mine have started to come up now :) the giants seem to be slow starters though here are some photos of 'Firecracker' an F1 variety I got in a seed swap so I've no idea what will come up and...
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  18. ben01

    How to germinate tree lupins

    Thanks all, i've sown them now. I rubbed them,put them in a pot of good compost and watered.I then put that into my unheated greenhouse. I guess the recent cold will do them some good. Just have...
    Thanks all, i've sown them now. I rubbed them,put them in a pot of good compost and watered.I then put that into my unheated greenhouse. I guess the recent cold will do them some good. Just have to wait now, will keep you posted as to if they come up. :)
    Thanks all, i've sown them now. I rubbed them,put them in a pot of good compost and watered.I then put that into my unheated greenhouse. I guess the recent cold will do them some good. Just have to wait now, will keep you posted as to if they...
    Thanks all, i've sown them now. I rubbed them,put them in a pot of good compost and watered.I then put that into my unheated greenhouse. I guess the recent cold will do them some good. Just have...
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  19. Fat Controller

    Lavatera cuttings

    Sounds about right to me, they should be 4 to 6" long. Lavatera are good confidence builders, they root quite easily. You could try salvia and sambucus too.
    Sounds about right to me, they should be 4 to 6" long. Lavatera are good confidence builders, they root quite easily. You could try salvia and sambucus too.
    Sounds about right to me, they should be 4 to 6" long. Lavatera are good confidence builders, they root quite easily. You could try salvia and sambucus too.
    Sounds about right to me, they should be 4 to 6" long. Lavatera are good confidence builders, they root quite easily. You could try salvia and sambucus too.
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  20. noisette47

    Agapanthus root cuttings

    ?? dont know with that one Spruce
    ?? dont know with that one Spruce
    ?? dont know with that one Spruce
    ?? dont know with that one Spruce
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  21. trogre

    Growing on Seedlings

    I think I would have thought that until I had one .... bit like Central Locking, I didn't know what a benefit it was until I had a car that had it ... :)
    I think I would have thought that until I had one .... bit like Central Locking, I didn't know what a benefit it was until I had a car that had it ... :)
    I think I would have thought that until I had one .... bit like Central Locking, I didn't know what a benefit it was until I had a car that had it ... :)
    I think I would have thought that until I had one .... bit like Central Locking, I didn't know what a benefit it was until I had a car that had it ... :)
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  22. Robajobs

    Delphiniums from seed

    Yes, I think they will germinate better if left "cool". I sow mine in the Winter, leave them in the unheated conservatory so they get plenty of cool / cold, and then as Winter draws to a close...
    Yes, I think they will germinate better if left "cool". I sow mine in the Winter, leave them in the unheated conservatory so they get plenty of cool / cold, and then as Winter draws to a close they germinate. I have had a couple of packets that have not germinated at all, but as all had...
    Yes, I think they will germinate better if left "cool". I sow mine in the Winter, leave them in the unheated conservatory so they get plenty of cool / cold, and then as Winter draws to a close they germinate. I have had a couple of packets that...
    Yes, I think they will germinate better if left "cool". I sow mine in the Winter, leave them in the unheated conservatory so they get plenty of cool / cold, and then as Winter draws to a close...
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  23. Sheal

    A 'false' winter

    Never apologise for your own tastes!!!
    Never apologise for your own tastes!!!
    Never apologise for your own tastes!!!
    Never apologise for your own tastes!!!
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