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Cuttings … I have taken many, but how should I keep them alive until planting out in the Spring?



Pot them up and keep in your greenhouse over winter. If you have no heating and need some I have seen the following suggestion but not tried it out:If there are any really tender ones make a little mini greenhouse inside the big one. If that still isn't adequate you could try adding a long lasting candle under a inverted terracotta pot making sure enough air can reach it to keep it burning.

24 Oct, 2021


That’s interesting .. many thanks Sue. More or less what my practical OH suggests 🙂.

24 Oct, 2021


Good luck then!

24 Oct, 2021


Stera, I'm going to try your tip of a greenhouse within. It could help with the slug problem too.

25 Oct, 2021


Tell us next year how it went please. There was quite a long discussion about it n Goy a few years ago.

25 Oct, 2021

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