How to take cactus cuttings [video]

How to take cactus cuttings [video]

If you have a cactus with buds that need removing this simple video shows you how to take cactus cuttings and replant the buds. If your cactus has small baby buds…

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How to take Hardwood cuttings

Hardwood cuttings are easy to take and, for most deciduous trees and shrubs, the best way to increase plant stocks. They are taken in the plant’s dormant season, best carried…

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Standard fuchsias

Train cuttings for low cost versions of these premium plants, says AG’s gardening editor Kris Collins Cuttings and initial training: 1) Take a non-flowering tip with two or three leaf sets.…


Penstemon stem-tip cuttings update

Michelle checks out the penstemon cuttings she took earlier this year to see their progress   In the August 11 issue of AG I took some penstemon stem-tip cuttings, and…

Taking Semi-ripe cuttings [video]

Taking Semi-ripe cuttings [video]

When taking semi-ripe cuttings you will first need a bag and secateurs. Take a branch of the plant you are taking a cutting from, you will notice that the end…


Easy fuchsia cuttings

Never taken cuttings? Gain confidence with these easy candidates, says AG garden writer Michelle Wheeler The part of gardening I enjoy the most is propagating plants. If you have never…

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Shrubs for semi-ripe cuttings

Thinking of taking semi ripe cuttings this summer? see our list here for a range of suitable shrubby subjects


Chrysanthemum cuttings

Garden writer Michelle Wheeler shows you how to take cuttings of this firm favourite. Step one: Fill small pots in advance with a cutting compost mixed with perlite to aid…


A bumper begonia crop

Plant begonia tubers now ready to early cuttings in spring, says AG garden writer Michelle Fill a seed tray with light, sandy, loam-based compost. Or mix horticultural sand with multi-purpose…