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December Garden Guide

What a different spring this has been from last year, when summer’s scorching heat arrived so early. This time spring has lurched along indecisively, giving us sudden huge downpours and even peppering one of the few really hot days with enormous hailstones (which thankfully missed our patch). 1,138 more words

Permaculture Design

Propagating Basil

So, the last attempt was a fail.

Second attempt was a failure too. 

Meanwhile, the basil plants at the roofdeck were growing and sprouting flowers.  Had to trim it down to encourage the plant to produce more leaves and stop flowering. 104 more words

Gardening

Propagating Rosemary and Pineapple

I love propagating plants. It is a way of remembering friends by taking cuttings of their plants and growing them in my garden.

My friend Deb has a beautiful Rosemary bush. 88 more words

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October Garden Guide for Adelaide

If there’s one thing we can rely on in spring, it’s unpredictable weather. Calm and sunny one day, howling gales and torrential rain the next. Looking back at last October’s pictures I saw cherries ripening on my tree, while this year the buds are only just starting to open. 1,132 more words

Vegetables

Propagating succulents

Hi. Today I have something exciting to show you. When I first discovered this, I was totally amazed! There is something magical about succulents. When you pull off one of it’s leaves, a whole new plant grows out of the leaf! 430 more words

Echeveria

Propagating Basil

With the death of #3,  I felt the need to have more basil plants.  Plus i read somewhere that pruning basil will let the plant grow fuller, healthier leaves. 21 more words

Gardening

Propagating succulents

I have been reading a bit on how to propagate succulents. I think that the more I can learn about propagating any plants, the more money I will be able to save because I won’t have to spend quite so much at the nursery. 293 more words

Propagating