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Kathy 2

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Mystery Mothers Day seedlings

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 09:25

If he brought them home from school or a club, you could ask them what the seeds are. If they were for Mothering Sunday, I would think they were more likely to be flowers. Let us know what they grow into.

Which do you prefer?

Posted: 20/03/2016 at 10:31

Yellow and triangles for me.

Clematis propagation

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 21:31

Thanks Richard. I'll let you know what happens - but don't hold your breath.  

Clematis propagation

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 14:57

Oops! I think I have REALLY messed up.

First photo is what I cut off the prunings ( Just been out and cut this from the left overs in the garden ) 

Second photo is how short I cut it before putting in the pot.

Third photo shows the ones that I "planted" yesterday.



Clematis propagation

Posted: 11/03/2016 at 20:36

Hi Richard - not sure, but they are about 3 cm long with the "bump / axil" where the new growth has emerged in the middle. Note the technical language!!    I didn't use any hormone or rooting powder as I don't have any. I just wanted to get them in before they wilted. 

Clematis propagation

Posted: 11/03/2016 at 13:38

Thanks Obelixx, I'll have a look at that thread.

Clematis propagation

Posted: 11/03/2016 at 13:20

Hi all. It's a beautiful day here in north Manchester - is Spring coming at last?

I've just given my "Forever Friends" clematis a good trim for the season. Some of the pruned stems had green shoots high up and I wondered if they would root to make new plants. I cut the stems just below the where the new shoots had emerged and cut off the old stem. I have put them in multi purpose compost in 4cm cells and at the moment they are in a tray on my kitchen unit near a radiator. Are they likely to form roots and make new plants or have I done the wrong thing?  Any advice would be gratefully received.

GW magazine subscription

Posted: 25/02/2016 at 10:11

I have always got my subscription through Tesco club card. I have just paid £15.50 in vouchers for mine - for 12 issues - BARGAIN.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted: 18/12/2015 at 16:26

Merry Christmas to all at Gardener's World and to all forum members.


Christmas presents for Gardeners

Posted: 07/12/2015 at 11:18

Like Logan, I would really like a greenhouse - but only have a tiny garden and no room for one.   

Also for the neighbour's cat or whatever else it is to stop taking blackbirds and pigeons from the garden - all that is left is usually a blackbird's beak or a pile of feathers!!!!

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