Collecting Seeds and Cuttings


Collecting Seeds and Cuttings

A group for all of us that are often found collecting seeds and cuttings from everywhere we go. Write about your experiences with collecting seeds and cuttings.

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Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2015

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With this method my cuttings never dry out. I used a dish pan (50 cents at a thrift shop) and a terracotta pot WITH NO HOLE IN THE BOTTOM (50 cents at a thrift shop).  All you have to do is keep…Continue

Started by LARK (Wi. zone 5). Last reply by Bob (Z9B Florida) May 1, 2013.

Lavender Ladies Liberation Group 35 Replies

This is for everyone in our new "liberation" group wanting a t-shirt. Please post your sizes and everything here, so I don't have to bounce back & forth between groups, getting everyone's info.…Continue

Started by Melissa Clark - Texas, 8b. Last reply by Vicky Myers Mar 8, 2013.

Help for a New Person 7 Replies

How do I create a plant from a clipping? Thank you!Continue

Started by Tiffany Alton-Herrmann. Last reply by Tiffany Alton-Herrmann Jul 27, 2012.

Wish List 77 Replies

I've been looking for plants and didn't know where to ask, so I figured I'd start a Wish List discussion where we can add a list of what we are looking for. I just ask that when you receive what you…Continue

Started by Robin (N.IL zone 5). Last reply by Lisa Dent Apr 29, 2012.

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Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on February 27, 2012 at 8:42pm

I didn't think anything could stop Morning Glories from growing. I consider them and 4 o'clocks weeds. Someone around here planted some white ones and I'm constantly yanking them out. Either the birds or squirrels brought them to the yard.

Comment by Garden Girl on February 27, 2012 at 5:00pm

Cindy, if you have enough seed, put some out now and save a few for backup.  I've done that a lot.

Comment by Harry Larsen on February 26, 2012 at 5:41pm

If it snows on St. Pat's Day, I've a feelin' it'll be a bit O' the green variety.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on February 26, 2012 at 1:49pm

I don't think people here would stop even if we didn't have the resources, its one of the major party/drinking holidays here. When we were there for St. Pats day in '03 I was in shock because of the difference between a real Irish celebration and the Chicago/Illinois version. People thought I was crazy when I told them they dye the river green and drink green beer and have custom made floats and if you don't wear green you get attitude. So snow won't stop anyone here.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on February 26, 2012 at 1:34pm

Here there are always plans for a snowstorm on St. Pats day. But it doesn't stop anyone from being crazy.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on February 26, 2012 at 1:23pm

I didn't hink it snowed over there for St. Pats week. Aren't you in the clear already?

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on February 26, 2012 at 1:13pm

We still have our snow from Friday's storm, and the week is suppose to bring lots of rain. But it's sunny out so that is a good thing. 43 right now.

Comment by Jan Page on February 26, 2012 at 11:48am

Hey gang, Its snowing really alot right now, we're supposed to get about 5"-7" today and all week off and on more snow.... I'm so glad to get this white stuff!  Next week I'll be starting my Winter Sown... so I'll  share photos.

Comment by Vicky Myers on February 25, 2012 at 12:15pm
I say if it is doing fine leave it alone. If you are talking about the tall plant in the bottom pic it looks like it is in a fairly big pot already. The top pic is Xed out on my puter.
Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on February 25, 2012 at 10:16am

Looks like it is doing great for you. Since Melissa is MIA for the time being I think Grant would be the one that could answer your question.


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