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Growing herbs from cuttings

Now that the main growing season for perennial herbs is coming to an end, it’s a great time to trim back any overgrown herbs and use the cuttings to get some new plants started, ready to plant out in spring. 433 more words



This is my Wandering Jew! Aka, Tradescantia. When my mom bought this plant, it was full, bushy, beautiful… and she killed it. One of the most common mistakes people make with the Wandering Jew plant is to water it directly in the middle. 372 more words

The Joy of Propagating

There is nothing like the joy of witnessing new life emerge – human life, puppies, tadpoles and for me … baby plants.  Every time I check a cutting and find roots I feel the same level of joy, it just never gets old for me. 358 more words


propagating succulents

this is an experiment for me. I have a mixed experience in nursing plants–especially baby plants–to health and happiness. I’ve only now gotten to the point where some of my plants have been alive for more than six months. 415 more words


Propagating succulents

Propagating succulents is probably one of my favourite things to do in my spare time. Yes, I am a succulent lover! I am most definitely not an expert or anything close but from my own research and observations, I have learnt a thing or two :) 561 more words


Succulent Proud Mama

While tagging along with Joel to San Diego when he took his 6 weeks program for his job, we brought our crockpot for the month long trip (more on that later, maybe) and we frequented Von’s for groceries. 330 more words

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A New Toy

I have treated myself to a new propagator this time one that is thermostatically controlled. I have a heated tray which I use to help with germination in the greenhouse but I want to try some more exotic plants so I have splashed out on a Premium Propagator from Stewart. 7 more words