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Latest posts by Mattbeer87

Plant ID quizzes

Posted: 13/09/2014 at 20:59

Annual Bedding Plants 8/10 

Flowers to Grow in Allotment

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 21:09

Good thing about Daffs is that there are so many species, you could have different varieties of them for quite a few months.

Only problem is the leaves take a while to die back. 

Flowers to Grow in Allotment

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 19:30

Daffodil Bulbs are very cheap and great for cutting. Slugs dont bother those

Can I save my Topiary Trees? See Photo?

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 19:27

Looks like Buxus Pyramids, the pots seem awfully small and I would say they dried out over the Summer.

In the bin for those ones unfortunately .

osterospermum

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 19:21

OK thanks for the advice

 

osterospermum

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 18:11

So its best to wait for side shoots to form before pinching?

Penstemon Cuttings

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 17:34

I gave them a fresh cut at the bottom of the stem below a leaf node and put them back.

I'll leave them alone now for a while :P

osterospermum

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 17:32

Yea its great

Is it worth pinching out the tips for them to bush out now?

Penstemon Cuttings

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 10:42

Hi all, I took some cuttings from my large Penstemon on 15th August.

They are doing fine and growing new leaves but they have no roots :S

Is this normal or do they take longer than this to take root? 

osterospermum

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 10:39

I took 6 cuttings of my annual Osteospermums exactly 3 weeks ago today, every single one has rooted well and I potted them on into 9cm pots this morning.

First time I've ever rooted cuttings so I'm pretty impressed

Free plants for next year

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