How to take hardwood cuttings in autumn

Take a look at this video clip with Carol Klein, as she shows how take cuttings from the fantastic native guelder rose.

Carol Klein shows you how to take hardwood cuttings from the native guelder rose (Viburnum opulus), which makes a beautiful hedgerow shrub with glossy red berries in autumn. Watch this short video clip from Gardeners' World to discover which stems to choose, how to prepare the cuttings and how to plant them. It's a brilliant way to get new plants for free, which you can use to grow your own wildlife-friendly native hedge.


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