Collecting Seeds and Cuttings

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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.

Location: worldwide
Members: 163
Latest Activity: Feb 15

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EASY & CHEAP - SELF WATERING CUTTINGS PROPAGATION 4 Replies

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 Lyn - Sydney on April 9, 2012 at 5:06pm
Beautiful Zinnia on that packet. Can't believe how cheaply you folks can buy packets of seeds! We would be lucky to get a No Frills brand for under $2 and most average around the $4+ mark!! Any wonder I liberate and save seed heads so much! Or buy from internet where they are so much cheaper.
Comment by Barbara Brown Z8 Al. on April 9, 2012 at 3:22pm

Oh, Cindy, that is a gorgeous Zinnia!  I wish I hadn't put that pack back!  Your seedlings are so healthy!  I believe that I just might try WS next yr. :)

Comment by Barbara Brown Z8 Al. on April 9, 2012 at 3:20pm

Cindy, if they are Gerbera Daisies, cut off all the old blooms, keep watered if dry, & give some liquid feed.  It may take awhile, but I bet they WILL recover if they are Gerbera Daisies.  You have a "green thumb", so just be patient & give it time.  Plants given to us from special people are priceless!

Comment by Jan Page on April 9, 2012 at 3:05pm

Cindy, How wonderful now to be very careful in transplanting your new purple Zinnias... I would like to get a pkg.  what was the company name you got them from...

Comment by Kathy Tedrow on April 9, 2012 at 2:15pm

Cindy, wow!

Comment by Grant, Scottsdale,Arizona Zone 9 on April 8, 2012 at 3:12pm

Very pretty, Robin!  I love iris too, bearded types especially.  Thanks for the eye candy!  Good luck with your division!  Take care all!

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on April 8, 2012 at 11:53am

A few months ago I posted a photo of an Iris I liberated, I managed to get a photo from the orginal spot of them blooming. Mine isn't big enough to bloom but maybe next year. Also, they seem to be dwarfs.

 

I had to keep myself from weeding, and I really wanted to move some away from the border since they were being sat on.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on April 4, 2012 at 2:27pm

Welcome to the group Alana

Comment by Linda Mae Smith on April 4, 2012 at 7:18am

Thank's Harry.

Comment by Linda Mae Smith on April 4, 2012 at 7:17am

Thank's Grant,I enjoy any info on flowers and gardening..

 

 

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