We are getting ready for the Members' Day Plant Sale

Friday, June 12, 2009

I propagate plants for Members' Day Plant Sale, the Ramble and the Spring Plant Sale all year long. In fact, nearly every Monday and Tuesday morning my volunteers and I collect seeds and cuttings from Fairchild then clean and plant them at our nursery. This time of year, when many plants have new growth, is the best time for taking cuttings. Most plants root well from either young tip growth or semi-woody stems. We take the cuttings early in the morning, wetting them immediately to keep them...