Village of Haddenham

Learn how to propagate plants

Home » News » Learn how to propagate plants

Learn how to propagate plants at 'Turn End'
Thursday 14th May, 10:00-16:00, £50. Booking is required.

If you've always wanted to propagate your own plants but are not sure how, you may be interested in joining our gardening workshop on Thursday 14th May 2015 (10.00 — 16.00) to find out tips and techniques on propagating spring and early summer plants.

Ideal for beginners and those with some experience, the workshop will include seed sowing, dividing plants and taking cuttings — techniques that are easy to practice at home and without the need for special facilities.

The workshop will be based in our atmospheric potting shed (originally a Victorian coach house) and will explore:

  • How a plant's form and means of growth informs suitable propagation techniques.
  • Equipment and materials used in plant propagation.
  • Cuttings that can be taken in spring and early summer including: softwood stem cuttings, leaf cuttings, basal shoot cuttings and offsets.
  • When and how to sow seeds.
  • Identify plants that are best divided in the spring.
  • Chip budding, a grafting technique.

The day will give you a lovely chance to explore Turn Endʼs garden and ask questions of expert horticulturalist Lindsay Engers, who has many years of teaching and practical gardening experience, and always has useful tips and techniques to try at home. Jackie Hunt, our current gardener and Dawn Meadows, our former gardener, will also be on hand to share their experiences and help explain techniques.

Please complete and email Booking Form (see document below image) to turnendtrustevents@gmail.com or phone: 07591 018601.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Snakemoor Maintenace Jul18
Robyn Thorogood: Sat 21 Jul 8:45am

Robyn Thorogood, Volunteer Manager of Snakemoor, reports that grooming has been carried out at our local nature reserve in the last few days.Kevin (the village handyman) has cut the orchard and pond bank. Also, with his usual care and thoroughness, Michael Whitney has cut and removed the grass from the meadow using his tractor and Snakemoor attachments. Another good job...

Richborough Plans 01
Haddenham Webteam: Fri 20 Jul 6:00pm

We are delighted to announce that the Richborough Estates' appeal, challenging AVDCs refusal to provide planning permission for a development opposite Rosemary Lane, on the east side of Churchway, has been dismissed!This follows the hearing held in Aylesbury on 4th & 5th July 2018 and a site visit made on 5th July 2018 by A Jordan BA(Hons) MRTPI, an Inspector appointed by the Secretary of...

Flower & Produce 02
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 19 Jul 3:45pm

Haddenham Horticultural Society will be hosting its Annual Open Show in the Village Hall on Saturday 1st September. Public Viewing is from 2.00pm until 4.00pm, followed by presentation of trophies and raffle draw. Admission: 50p senior citizens and children; £1.00p others. The Show offers a wide range of classes for vegetables, fruit, flowers, cacti and succulents, floral art, domestic...