Taking hardwood cuttings

Find out how to increase your stock of shrubs and fruit bushes by taking hardwood cuttings - just watch our No Fuss Guide.

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In this No Fuss Guide, David Hurrion demonstrates how to take hardwood cuttings from a range of shrubs and fruit bushes, including blackcurrants. Find out when to take the cuttings, which stems to select and how to make your cuts. David also explains which compost to use, where to put the cuttings and how long they will take to root.

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