How to take dahlia cuttings

The dahlia addiction is expensive, but if you know this little trick it will save you lots of money and also make your current dahlias much healthier. You don't want lots of stems coming out of one tuber because the plant becomes crowded and air can't circulate through the stems and foliage. If it's a… Continue reading How to take dahlia cuttings

Propagating yew & box hedges

We have some overgrown and past their best hedging at the back of the house. It's woody, wild and the selection of shrubs and trees isn't what I'd have picked. So to save our bank accounts the hit of new hedging, we’ve been propagating some yew and box from another part of the same hedge.… Continue reading Propagating yew & box hedges

Propagating succulents

Before I started gardening I thought propagation was some kind of magical voodoo. Seriously, how could someone chop a bit of plant off, pop it in a plant pot and just grow a new one!? But since starting our own garden we've been propagating with real mixed success and the easiest plants for it has… Continue reading Propagating succulents