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fuschia cuttings

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 19:59

Hello folks

Anyone heard of the bush fuschia "Delta's Sarah"?  My question is:- Is it a hardy type of fuschia?  It has purple & white flowers.  I've just bought one and have taken some cuttings from it, hoping to make it a permanent feature around the garden.  All answers much appreciated.   Thanks.


Posted: 29/05/2013 at 15:35

Many thanks tattianna & verdun for the information.  I'm off out into the garden right now to take some osteospermum cuttings.  I have tried previously - but without success!  Hopefully this time it will work.  Thanks again  nikki7


Posted: 26/05/2013 at 17:39

Hello all

I'd like to increase my osteospermum plants and want to take cuttings.  When is best to take them?  And do I cut below a leaf node or pull off non-flowering shoots with a heel?  Finally, will I get better results by covering cuttings with a plastic bag - or not?  Many thanks for any help on this topic.   Nikki 7

lilac tree cuttings

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 14:16

Many thanks for the tip donutsmrs.  Your results look amazing!  The tip sounds good to me!  And as nutcutlet says 'give it a try' - so I will!

Compost heaps and rats

Posted: 22/05/2013 at 21:48

I found that the compost heap on my allotment plot had rats in throughout the winter.  I think they possibly tunnelled in to keep warm in the decaying contents.  They didn't bother me - but good luck to you getting rid of them, as they are in your garden and close to the house.

lilac tree cuttings

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 17:27

 There are no suckers coming from the lilac tree Alina.   And if cuttings won't come true to the original, I think I'll not try to take any, Gold1locks.  But many thanks for the feedback anyway.

lilac tree cuttings

Posted: 20/05/2013 at 15:11

My neighbour has a lovely deep purple lilac tree and has said I may take some cuttings.  Would I be successful in growing it from cuttings?  If yes, how & when should I take them?  Answers and any information appreciated.  Thanks

Primula - growing from seed

Posted: 20/05/2013 at 08:16

Many thanks Gold1locks & nutcutlet for your replies 

I'll have a go using the techniques suggested this winter - and look forward to the spring for the results.  Love drumstick primulas!

Primula - growing from seed

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 16:48

Hello one & all

My question is :-  Can I grow primula denticulata (drumstick primula) from seed?  And if so, how & when?  I've recently joined this site and really enjoy reading the exchanges of info on various aspects of gardening. Thanks for any helpful advice on this matter.

Talkback: Primula pot display

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 22:20
Can I propogate drumstick primulas from seed? If so, how & when do I do it? Appreciate replies to this question, as I love this type of primula. Thanks
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