How to take clematis cuttings.

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Cinnamon helps cuttings root.

I WISH I KNEW THIS BEFORE! "When my sister was married, I took the half-dead roses from her bouquet. At home, I rooted them by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms, dipping the fresh-cut bottoms in rooting hormone, and putting them in a pot that was half Perlite and half soil. I kept these moist until rooted & planted them in a shaded location in my garden. This year, on her anniversary, she received a gift that can't be replaced: 12 rose bushes from her wedding bouquet...

How to propogate lavender using cuttings

Clematis. Never thought to plant different ones together.

clematis + old ladder

Starting Cuttings From a Japanese Maples Take cuttings in spring or early summer, after new wood has slightly hardened. Cutting should have a "heel"—a tail of bark from the parent tree—still attached at the base of the cutting's stem. The cutting should contain three leaf nodes. Dip 1" in rooting hormone & tap off. Place in tyricoota pot, fit plast around (greenhouse)leaving some ventilation. Keep moderately moist.

Snip-n-Drip Soaker System - Gardener's Supply Company-need to set up the soakers I have like this one! DUH!

How to grow clematis from cuttings

Carnation Cuttings : Grows on You. How to grow new carnations from cuttings! Going to try this!

propagate by cuttings

Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground. I have been doing this for a few years & works great for containing plants that tend to spread, but that I still want to plant in the garden. This trick won't work with plants such as strawberries or mint that spread above ground.

Place this on top of a bare spot in the lawn where a big tree was cut down. Lobelia can take the beating sun.


For the Deck- Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant, plus, the leaves make a great healthy tea, and the cut up stems are great in Thai dishes, like Tom Lum (coconut milk) soup.

Ladybug feeder- use raisins to attract ladybugs

Campanula - easy to grow & self seeds. Plant care is on this post.

Garden Row Snip-n-Drip Soaker System lets you create a convenient watering system for your vegetable garden. No special tools required — just use scissors to cut the hoses to the sizes you need. Snap the fittings in place and you're ready to water.

Alternative Gardening: Rooting hydrangea cuttings