Fill with filtered water so the node is fully submerged, usually about 1/2-3/4, but leaves are free and above water. I put some rocks in the bottom, too. Put in a warm, bright location. Avoid direct sunlight. Do plant cuttings need sunlight? Keep your new plants warm and in brightRead More →

Grass clippings are a rich source of nitrogen, which feeds the bacteria that help vegetable roots grow well. … Grass clippings are an excellent source of nitrogen for the compost, too. You cannot compost grass clippings on their own: you must add a source of carbon, otherwise the grass remainsRead More →

Take cuttings that are 10-15cm long, cutting just below a leaf node (where the leaf appears from the stem). Next, remove the lowest set of leaves, as well as the soft tip. There should be about four leaves remaining. … You will know the plant is rooting well when youRead More →

Laurels are better grown from cuttings than seeds. … Laurels are notoriously difficult to grow from seeds. Winter is the best time to take cuttings of laurels. The plant is dormant and the rooting process should be complete by time the warm spring weather sets in. How do you propagateRead More →

The seed is not dormant but may require scarification. It can also be propogated by semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by layering in spring. How do you root bougainvillea cuttings? Bougainvillea can be propagated by taking cuttings 6 inches long in spring. First dip the cut ends into hormone rootingRead More →