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Vegetative Propagation: Division, Cuttings, Grafting and Budding

Simple division The simple division of clumps or clusters is a common practice and one of the easiest ways of building up a stock of plants. All that is required is to lift a crown, usually consisting of a mat … Continue reading

25. August 2013 by admin
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Garden Workshop: Vegetative propagation

Vegetative propagation is a method of propagating plants other than by growing from seed. Most fruit, and some vegetables, cannot be conveniently increased, or ‘propagated’, from seeds, usually because the resulting plants are not quite true to type or because … Continue reading

25. August 2013 by admin
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Propagating Ferns

There are three main methods by which ferns are propagated—the first through root action, the second through leaf action, and the third through the spores which are found on the backs of the leaves, and which ripen in summer. In … Continue reading

12. June 2013 by admin
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Fruit Training and Propagation

Why prune at all? Left to themselves fruit trees become over-crowded, diseased and pest-ridden, carrying small fruits on exhausted branches. On the other hand, excessive pruning can lead to too much growth and to light crops of poor quality. All … Continue reading

13. April 2013 by admin
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How to Propagate Cacti and Succulent Plants

SEED Most succulent plants are easily raised from seed, and if the seed is obtained from a reliable source the plants should be true to type. Do not sow seeds until about May if heat is not available. Sow them … Continue reading

29. January 2013 by admin
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Gardening Techniques: Propagation

Nothing is more pleasant than to spend cold winter nights looking at seed catalogues and sending off a list of plants to your favourite nursery. Visions of bright colours fill the ‘inward eye’, and it is true that while a … Continue reading

04. September 2011 by admin
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Vegetative Propagation Methods

There are two basic systems of increasing plants: one, known as seminal, meaning from seed, the other vegetative, meaning from some portion of the plant that is not a seed. A seedling, whatever its source, is a new individual carrying … Continue reading

05. April 2011 by admin
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