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Tag: Cuttings

Six on Saturday

Six-on-Saturday – Back Left Corner

I think it’s very strange that the name of certain plants just keep getting forgotten, lost in that back left corner of my brain. That corner must be nearly full by now, and refuses to give up its secrets!

September 2016

Wednesday, 2nd September 2020. Four years ago today, I was a bit obsessed with taking cuttings. It didn’t just develop overnight. Here’s the proof. I

Acers in Autumn

1st September 2020. It’s overcast here in Dungarvan and there has been light overnight mist. Seems like a good time to continue with a few

Six on Saturday – Cut and Change

I’m going to cut to the chase, without further ado. Pronto, as it were. There will be no dilly-dallying or beating about the bush. I

Hebe ‘Rhubarb AND Custard’

Tuesday, 25th August 2020 I bought three Hebe Rhubarb & Custard plants back in April 2020, and planted them near the roses. They have settled

Take Rosemary Cuttings To Freeze

It’s a good time of the year to take rosemary cuttings. They add flavour to so many dishes. Step 1: Take as many cuttings as

‘Tis the Season for Cuttings

I started cuttings of pelargonium, fuchsia and wallflower. Dead or alive? Update coming in a few weeks. Fuchsias prefer Glenisk organic container. Pádraig.