Why propagate plants? Multiplying plants is a powerful skill to have as it enables you to create living capital which can save you money. You can expand your garden at will or quickly start a new garden, give plants as a present or even sell them. Most importantly you’ll get access to rare plants often […]
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Here’s a quick video of our plant nursery at the beginning of August. We grow plants both from seeds and from cuttings. Thankfully we didn’t get around to starting a full batch of plants from seed in mid summer. They most certainly would’ve burned up during the heat wave in June reaching temperatures of up […]
We’ve been adding onto our gardens in the last few months and we wanted to give you a Big Spring Garden Update Tour as tubers and seedlings are starting to grow in our newly established garden beds. Please leave comments and questions on our social media! Don’t forget the Spring Plant Sale is still on.
We’re tidying our little plant nursery and made some surprising discoveries. Despite a lot of losses mostly due to the drought last summer, we are really happy with other plants that have propagated themselves naturally such as tip-layering thornless blackberries and suckering strawberries. The new second hand polytunnel is much bigger than the old one […]
We made a quick video update of the plant nursery and on how to reduce watering of potted plants in a drought. In the early summer we had a very unusual drought with no rain for 40 day. For Ireland this is quite severe and temperatures went beyond 30C, extremes which hadn’t been seen since […]
After 2 months of rooting these cuttings, it’s now time to pot them up giving them more space to expand their roots and full strength compost for growth. In this video we’re using cuttings from a purple Lilac tree and a Wormwood shrub. This post will be part of the nursery series to help encourage […]