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in The potting shed
I am very busy at the moment taking cuttings for next years display. I have one greenhouse heated overwinter and it is usually packed to the rafters
So far I have taken
African Blue Basil
New Guinea Impatiens - various colours
Plenty more to do tomorrow
I sit in my greenhouse with my radio on - as happy as Larry
Pam LL x
Well Pam your hardwork does pay off cos your garden looks absolutely beautiful. It is worth it don't you think when you start to see your cuttings grow into colourful flowers next summer. Happy gardening.
How organised are you, I did only a few this afternoon, I am not sure if I have done them correct I mixed perlite in with compost, what is your secret.
Lavender Lady - thankyou
Claire -thankyou Coleus are lovely plants
Chris - I mix in vermiculite or perlite in my trays
kate - thankyou
christopher 2- My sage is called Golden Delicious and I always take some cuttings - just in case
@pam.. a lady after my own heart.. i am never happier then when in garden.. i did cuttings yesterday and hope to carry on today.. i did vebenia rigida, perrenial wallflowers, penstemons, apple blossom geranium, buddehlia... loads more to do today for next year.
sowed seeds for my foxglovesvarious colours, maltease cross, primroses, polyanthus and cowslips.
and i always listen to Radio 2.. takes me back..
Pam, you are definitely a class act!
David K wrote (see)
Pam, you are definitely a class act!
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@pam.. a lady after my own heart.. i am never happier then when in garden.. i did cuttings yesterday and hope to carry on today.. i did vebenia rigida, perrenial wallflowers, penstemons, apple blossom geranium, buddehlia... loads more to do today for next year. sowed seeds for my foxglovesvarious colours, maltease cross, primroses, polyanthus and cowslips. and i always listen to Radio 2.. takes me back..
gardeningfanatic - have you taken cuttings of Verbena rigida before? The reason I ask is that I bought a plant this year and absolutely love it I listen to radio 4 - like the plays and listening to all the discussions that go right over my head
Well Pam you have spurred me into action today.
This is my first year with a greenhouse. I am not planning to heat it over the winter but I wondered if I take cuttings of pelargoniums will they overwinter ok or will I need to bring them indoors. I did think I would put bubble wrap inside to insulate and cut out any draughts.
pam.. no this is first year for me too. but i added to my scrapbook how to ake cuttings from a piece on this site.. so easy.. also i have noticed the ones in the garden have grown shooters out.. some at leat 8 ins away.. they grow from root base bit like tuberus plants.. wasnt expecting that.. so i ahve dug them up today and potted on and have 4 more plants.. you can check the peice out via clciking on me and going to scrap book i think.
ok here is a link to the page.. hope i have done this right...
well i know htey not thte smae of verbena.. but i took some 4 days ago this way and they are doing very well.. fingers crossed..
Thankyou for the link gardeningfanatic - I will take some verbena cuttings tomorrow
I have been busy again today
Salmon Pink New Guinea Impatiens and 3 Cane Begonia cuttings
Irisine and mini scented Gerniums
More White Marguerites- I have taken 4 trays all together
Lime Green Helichrysum
Mini scented Geraniums
Four colours of Osteospermums
Tomorrow it will be Verbenas,Brachycombes and Sanvitalias
Only managed to take 1 tray of Red Verbena,2 trays of Pink Verbena and a pot of Verbena rigida yesterday
Wonderful as always, no wonder you win so many awards.