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  Topic: Increasing stock
corco2000

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:05 pm   Subject: Increasing stock
Well an update a year later. 90% of hardwood cutting rooted. It's so easy. I am digging them up of nursery bed and planting in final spot.
I did mostly flowering/fruit currant, laurel, spirea, fuscia ...
  Topic: When is a good time to take Lavender cuttings?
corco2000

Replies: 2
Views: 6378

PostForum: Herb growing in Ireland   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:52 pm   Subject: When is a good time to take Lavender cuttings?
I've had success in spring with cuttings, but nothing compared to starting with seed in spring 100% success. So I wouldnt bother with cuttings.
  Topic: plant out hydranga and lavander
corco2000

Replies: 3
Views: 5318

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:44 pm   Subject: plant out hydranga and lavander
Thank you for that. Yes there is no shortage of manure around here and will do. I was going to plant the lavender with sand as ground is wet. The lavander will be at the front and the hydranga behind. ...
  Topic: plant out hydranga and lavander
corco2000

Replies: 3
Views: 5318

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:29 pm   Subject: plant out hydranga and lavander
Is it ok to plant these out now. They are all in pots, want to make a new border with these plants in them or will i be best to hold off to spring?
  Topic: Hot bed frame
corco2000

Replies: 5
Views: 8503

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:56 pm   Subject: Hot bed frame
Greengage,
I am also on freeplants.com news letter. I think this could work in Ireland. If you produced a high quality product and a reasonable price. I don't think you be rich but would defo pay for ...
  Topic: Hot bed frame
corco2000

Replies: 5
Views: 8503

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:39 pm   Subject: Hot bed frame
Thank you for reply and link. To be honest I am trying to this for as little as possible, if not for zero funds. Cables and misting unit, yes ideally I'd love to use but unfortunetly just can't afford ...
  Topic: Hot bed frame
corco2000

Replies: 5
Views: 8503

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:12 pm   Subject: Hot bed frame
Hi, has anyone tried building and usig a hot bed for softwood cuttings? How woud it work. I was going to build a frame from sheets of galvanised and top it with old windows on hinges.
I was going to ...
  Topic: Tractor Rotovator
corco2000

Replies: 1
Views: 3587

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:17 pm   Subject: Tractor Rotovator
ask your local/nearest farmer?
  Topic: Wanted; Spare plastic pots
corco2000

Replies: 4
Views: 6284

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:31 pm   Subject: Wanted; Spare plastic pots
Tippen,

Thank you for the reply. I a bit away from you but will defo take you up on the generous offer next time im passing Nenagh. I am in W.Wicklow.
Good idea I'll pop up and ad and contact near ...
  Topic: Wanted; Spare plastic pots
corco2000

Replies: 4
Views: 6284

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:52 pm   Subject: Wanted; Spare plastic pots
Hi, hope this is in correct section. I wonder why I can get 'left over' plastic pots? I am in the process of increasing stock with cuttings and seeds. I did all my hardwood cuttings in beds. Now I am ...
  Topic: what to graft onto birch rootstock?
corco2000

Replies: 6
Views: 12046

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:07 pm   Subject: what to graft onto birch rootstock?
I have just grafted apple cuttings I took a month ago and stuck in the ground onto birch. The birch is starting to leaf. Will keep update.
  Topic: what to graft onto birch rootstock?
corco2000

Replies: 6
Views: 12046

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:05 pm   Subject: what to graft onto birch rootstock?
I have just grafted apple cuttings I took a month ago and stuck in the ground onto birch. The birch is starting to leaf. Will keep update.
  Topic: Cuttings from Hydrangea
corco2000

Replies: 9
Views: 15577

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:03 pm   Subject: Cuttings from Hydrangea
I wonder if you 'wound' the stem by cutting it and the piling/mounting up soil over the single wounded stem would you get new cutting?
Im only learning, but when it comes to propagation you have noth ...
  Topic: what to graft onto birch rootstock?
corco2000

Replies: 6
Views: 12046

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 6:13 pm   Subject: what to graft onto birch rootstock?
Thank you all for suggestions. That's a pity I was hoping to make something of them really, and I need fruit trees but they are expensive. Maybe it is time to take a spin to Aldi think they are doing ...
  Topic: what to graft onto birch rootstock?
corco2000

Replies: 6
Views: 12046

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:31 pm   Subject: what to graft onto birch rootstock?
Hi, I have alot of young vigorous birch,ash and sycamore saplings. What could I graft onto these successfully? As I don't particullary need them. Would fruit trees graft well on them? Is there a gener ...
 
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