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New Blueberries From Cuttings.

Person Author: Helen Fowler Calender June 28, 2012 Posted Tags: , , Comment 1 Comment
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  If you want to increase your blueberry bushes, why not try propergating from cuttings. At this time of the year, [ late June ], it's the perfect time to take softwood cuttings. All this means is that the new growth is bendy and flexible, later in the year it will harden, loose it's flexability and become hard. You would then take hardwood cuttings. Right back to softwood cuttings. Try to select a new shoot about 5 to 6 inches long, dont worry if they are a bit longer. Pull the shoot gently away from the stem with a small heel of older stem wood. The cutting wants to be flexible and springy, but not too soft. If the top of the cutting feels too soft, it can be removed. Carefully remove all but the top 1 or 2 leaves, if the leaves are very large, they can be cut in half. Prepare

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New Tomato Plants from Cuttings.

Person Author: Helen Fowler Calender June 16, 2012 Posted Tags: , , , , Comment 3 Comments
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                          Tomatoes are everybody's favourite vegetable, and I am sure if you are a gardener you do have few different varieties growing. Tomatoes are not the easiest to grow, and tomato seeds do take time to germinate especially in a cooler home. If you have sown your tomato seeds a bit too early and have few plants gone leggy because of the lack of light or low temperature and some of them even died you can try this method to propagate new tomato plants from your existing ones. Have you tried propagating tomato plants from cuttings, if you haven't it's very easy. If you have any plants which have grown very leggy, don't throw them away, simply cut of the top 6-8

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