I collected some old almond cuttings from an 1880s orchard was wondering how best to try and grow them? Can i graft them onto maybe a peach or apricot? Or would I be better to try and grow them as cuttings. Any ideas would be great, thanks
We have seedling plum trees coming up here and there. I have saved a few and given them space in the orchard but I'm not sure if they are worth waiting for. Does anyone have experience of seedling plums? Are they worth growing on? I hope to disco
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 watere
A gardening friend gave me two layed pieces off his perennial cabbage,he's had it growing for about 10 years and before that he got it from a lady who's had growing for about 60 years,it hasn't flowered for the last ten years but he's not sure if its
I have been interested in the idea of applying bottom heat to cuttings. my new hot water cylindar is too well insulated to be of much use, so have come up with a couple of new ideas.
On my deck I have a smoked glass table which gets nice and warm in
A couple of weeks ago I took some plum tree cuttings - decent size, older wood. For various reasons I have not yet been able to do anything with them. Does anyone know how long you can keep cuttings before they are not useful anymore? Or have sugg
I had my first go at grafting this spring. My cherry tree had sprouted some suckers coming from a root and I had heaped earth around them and they had successfully developed their own roots, I potted these up in early August and kept them on my deck
Hi I have rescued a surviving seedling from under an 80 year old grapevine recently chopped down, the plant is now in my garden... is it possible to graft part of it onto an established modern variety vine?