"Andrew, welcome to the group. I haven't started collecting cuttings yet, but will in the future now that I've managed to eep some cuttings alive...lol I just don't know if I should buy root hormones or use honey. I have corrupted my 2…"
"It's going to be interesting to see what colors they are. I'm so glad that he brought them to me. He said his boss also took some home because he was saving them for me. I'm glad I taught him right, better they go to a good home then…"
"So, my son does work outside as an assistant for laying gas lines for pools, fire pits, fire places...etc. He was telling me about a job where they had to empty this above ground planter to make it into a fire pit, they were having problems with…"
"I've never had heather so I wouldn't have any clue. Though there is nothing wrong with trying using the different ways to produce roots. soil, water, hormones, honey. It would be an interesting experiment."
"Well...I just counted 10 Welcomes to the group, so I'll ask a question...Has anyone successfully propagated heathers by cuttings?At the Seattle Garden Show, the guy who was selling heathers said it was difficult to get them to root...kind of…"
Hey Melissa :) Just wanted to stop in and say "I'mmmm Baaaack!' LOL
I so missed you all! I've had TONS going on, some good - some ... well, doesn't matter) anywhooo I'm back into the fold so watch out! and we need to get that Garden Party rockin' again :) (I so loved our last one!)
Off to catch up on a years worth of posts I've missed.... Talk with ya again soon!
BTW I'm copying and pasting same message to Bonnie and Catherine LOL)
Hi Melissa, Love your pictures.. I noticed your are from San Angelo.. I just moved here last year. I've been working hard trying to get some type of landscape, which has been hard with the drought :( What garden club do you belong? Is there an active master gardeners group here?
Melissa, I really enjoyed all your new pictures... I had to go get a popcorn and coke though. Haha
Your flowers are all beautiful! You have so many and such a neat variety. Your greenhouse is so packed and poor hubby lost all walking space! Will you wait until spring to put anything in your new bed?
"Thanks Charlotte and Lorraine. These astilbes and ferns are against the north side of the house, so they are in shade most of the day. Lorraine, you're right that astilbes (and ferns) will scorch if they get too much hot sun."