Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Bulbs Propagation > The Propagation Season

  • Collect fresh seed from the spent flowers once they have dried out. Separate from the chaff.
  • Sow seed thinly on the surface of seed compost.
  • Cover the seed with sifted compost and top off with a layer of fine grit.

Monday, 21 July 2014

Roses Propagation > The Propagation Season

Roses may be rooted at any time of the year, but for home gardeners, success is much more likely during the cool months from November through February. Late fall is a favorite time because there are usually a few blossoms still remaining on ever-blooming types to identify them.

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Bamboo Propagation > The Propagation Season

Bamboo plants are perennials which grow from rhizomes -- underground growths that form buds and culms. Propagating bamboo involves separating rhizomes from parent plants before they begin to sprout new growth in the spring. 

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Succulent Plants Propagation > The Propagation Season

Succulents are booming in popularity for two simple reasons: they are beautiful and nearly indestructible.

Friday, 18 July 2014

Flower Plants Propagation > The Propagation Season

Good soil preparation is the single most important thing you can do for your flowers. Loosen soil to at least 6 inches, add organic matter (such as peat moss, compost, or manure), and mix well.