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Cutting down to one stem

Saturday, 28 July 2018

I've been busy cutting down the plants that have their buds secured in early August.  I've also applied a top dressing of final potting compost an inch to 1.5 inches deep to encourage new roots through the bud swell period. 

 

Looking down under my cover. Gigantic familly are nearest the top

Gigantics

Duke of Kent

Louisiana

Peggy Ann

Phil Houghton

Looking up

Posted by: ivormace@hotmail.com at 08:22

Mid July on the standing ground

Thursday, 12 July 2018

After all the hot weather we've had here there are some early buds on 1st crown plants.

 Gigantic's

    Duke of Kent.

  Phil Houghton's now down to two stems.

   Jessie Habgood

 

Posted by: ivormace@hotmail.com at 17:25

Chrysanthemums continue to grow.

Friday, 01 June 2018

Posted by: ivormace@hotmail.com at 22:31

Final Potting All Completed.

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Rita Rover showing root system                                        Jessie Habgood                                                                John Nevill's un-named new seedling for 2019 release

      

Posted by: ivormace@hotmail.com at 21:21

First two weeks cuttings almost ready to come off the propagation bench

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Cutting Material is becoming stronger week by week as the days lengthen and brighten. Carnation cuttings all potted on into 5 inch pots.

Posted by: ivormace@hotmail.com at 18:22

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