Luke Fullard
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marie therese ward replied to Luke Fullard's discussion Chilean Guava cuttings, blueberry and pomegrante cuttings??? in the group Propagating by Grafting, Layering and Cuttings
"Pomegranate s grow very readily from seed. pretty sure that regards blueberries, it;s a matter of taking cuttings at the right time .  I can't exactly say when that Time is, but from memory its soft to medium hard wood stage of…"
Jan 30, 2013
kiwi brown replied to Luke Fullard's discussion Chilean Guava cuttings, blueberry and pomegrante cuttings??? in the group Propagating by Grafting, Layering and Cuttings
"Hi Luke, That is great news about the Chilean guava cuttings taking so readily.  I have tried several times to take cuttings from blueberries but so far no luck.  Am going to keep trying though.  Have heard that willow water (leaves…"
Jan 24, 2013
Luke Fullard commented on Luke Fullard's blog post My container garden
"Likewise :)"
Mar 20, 2012
Luke Fullard commented on Luke Fullard's blog post My container garden
"Yes that does sound extreme! Mine have still fruited. The muffin variety has just fruited again and looks to have lots of little berries coming through. In fact, I know a few other friends who have just planted them in the back garden with very…"
Mar 20, 2012
Luke Fullard commented on Luke Fullard's blog post My container garden
"No problem, I should mention that I have not had my blueberries more than a year. So perhaps my lack of specific soil requirements will burn me in the longer run."
Mar 20, 2012
Luke Fullard commented on Luke Fullard's blog post My container garden
"Hi Lee, no I didn't use any special soil for all of my plants. I used general potting mix with some compost mixed in, added powdered fertiliser, and covered the soil with some bark mulch. I generally used more compost for the blueberries. I…"
Mar 20, 2012
Richard Watson replied to Luke Fullard's discussion Chilean Guava cuttings, blueberry and pomegrante cuttings??? in the group Propagating by Grafting, Layering and Cuttings
"Hi there Luke. A friend of mine works for a large nursery and they do thousands of blueberries per year,there strike rate is only about 30% and they are using misters in there glass house. I grow blueberries plants by laying them but does take a…"
Jan 7, 2012
Luke Fullard replied to Luke Fullard's discussion Chilean Guava cuttings, blueberry and pomegrante cuttings??? in the group Propagating by Grafting, Layering and Cuttings
"Thank you, I may well yet try!"
Jan 4, 2012
Janine Williams replied to Luke Fullard's discussion Chilean Guava cuttings, blueberry and pomegrante cuttings??? in the group Propagating by Grafting, Layering and Cuttings
"Hi Luke, I have heard that blueberries are hard to propagate.  Always worth a try though!  Hope you have good success."
Jan 3, 2012
Lorraine Barnett left a comment for Luke Fullard
"Hey Luke Ooooby is a great place, so many people have a vast array of knowledge! Great to share that and help others experience the joy of eating fresh from the garden. I'm in Marton, I can probably offer you another thornless berry in the…"
Jan 3, 2012
Luke Fullard posted a status
"Palmers in palmerston north is having a 1/2 price sale on all deciduous fruit trees. I bought a 2m tall 'sweet black' fig tree yesterday."
Jan 3, 2012
Luke Fullard added a discussion to the group Propagating by Grafting, Layering and Cuttings
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Chilean Guava cuttings, blueberry and pomegrante cuttings???

Hello,so I have took a few cuttings from my Chilean Guava (Myrtus ugni), did not apply rooting hormone, yet around half of them rooted when just stuck into some potting mix, left outside in the heat of the sun (yet I was diligent to keep them watered).I plan to take multiple cuttings after they fruit, use rooting hormone, and prepare many plants so that I can use them as an edible hedge when they grow a bit more.  I was wondering if people have had success with cuttings from blueberry bushes or…See More
Dec 31, 2011
Luke Fullard joined Isabell Strange's group
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Propagating by Grafting, Layering and Cuttings

To share information on propagating plants such as fruit and nut trees and bushes or any food growing plants, herbs or beneficial companions for which seed growing is not so viable or reliable
Dec 31, 2011
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My container garden

Hi all, good to be a new member here! Thought I would just let you all know about my garden. My wife and I are renting so we have gotten into the container planting craze, mostly so that things are portable when we move. Currently I have in my garden:Meyer lemon treeChilean Guavas (which I plan to take lots of cuttings from to make a nice edible hedge)Brown Turkey FigBoysenberry BruleeThornless blackberryDwarf NectarineDwarf PeachPomegranateUnique FeijoaCheery TomatoesBlueberries (powder blue,…See More
Dec 31, 2011
Luke Fullard posted a status
"Hi all, good to be a new member here! Thought I would just let you all know about my garden. Will post a short blog"
Dec 31, 2011
Richard Watson left a comment for Luke Fullard
"Hi Luke and welcome,lots of knowledgeable folk here to help if needed"
Dec 31, 2011

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My container garden

Hi all, good to be a new member here! Thought I would just let you all know about my garden. My wife and I are renting so we have gotten into the container planting craze, mostly so that things are portable when we move. Currently I have in my garden:

Meyer lemon tree

Chilean Guavas (which I plan to take lots of cuttings from to make a nice edible hedge)

Brown Turkey Fig

Boysenberry Brulee

Thornless blackberry

Dwarf Nectarine

Dwarf…

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Posted on December 31, 2011 at 11:58am — 4 Comments

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At 5:23pm on January 3, 2012, Lorraine Barnett said…

Hey Luke

Ooooby is a great place, so many people have a vast array of knowledge! Great to share that and help others experience the joy of eating fresh from the garden.

I'm in Marton, I can probably offer you another thornless berry in the winter if you would like one.

At 8:00am on December 31, 2011, Richard Watson said…

Hi Luke and welcome,lots of knowledgeable folk here to help if needed

 
 
 

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