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

302A6940
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 05 Dec 12:00pm

The Witchert Chorale presented their 'Christmas is Coming' concert to a packed and appreciative audience in St Mary's church on Saturday evening, 3rd December.The Music Director was David Quinn and MC for the evening was a rather dapper looking Tim ShawA full review from our Arts Correspondent will follow shortlyHowever, among the unsolicited comments heard by your editor...

Gang Show
Haddenham Webteam: Sun 04 Dec 8:00am

Haddenham Scouts and Guides are presenting a fundraising Christmas Gang Show on Sunday 4th December, 3.00pm to 5.00pm in Haddenham Village Hall. Entry is £2.50 per adult (children free of charge) — pay at the door. Tea, coffee and cakes available in the...

Festive Trail Switch-On Xmas 2022
Francesca Flaxton: Sat 03 Dec 5:00pm

Haddenham Festive Trail opened on Saturday 3rd December with a Countdown and "Switch On" that took place outside 6 Printers Piece, which was voted the most popular festive display last year. (If you have access to the Haddenham dotNet Facebook page, the switch-on was captured in a short video that has been uploaded to that...