Kerry’s Garden

The trials and tribulations of one Kentucky gardener…


Entries Tagged as 'Propagation'

More Yellow, Tomatoes and Gooseberries

May 11th, 2009 · No Comments

This is the third spring for this rose. I believe I am going to try my hand at propagation this year. I’m leaning towards bending one of the branches over and burying it after a light scraping of the bark and a touch of rooting powder. Perhaps by next spring I will have a second […]

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Tags: Flowers · Fruit · Gooseberries · Propagation · Roses · Tomatoes · Vegetables

Cutting Success and Unknown Figs

July 27th, 2008 · 17 Comments

A coup of years ago I purchased what were supposed to be 2 Brown Turkey Figs from two different suppliers, one local and one via the Internet. Looking at the fruit below it appears that at least one is mislabeled. I’ve scoured the net and I’ve seen photos of brown turkey figs that appear quite […]

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Tags: Figs · Fruit · Propagation


April 24th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I saw a hummer visiting our tulips this morning which reminding me of the hummingbird feeder that I picked up on Monday. Time to get that bad boy out and filled with some sugar water. I picked up two stevia plants last night while at Lowes getting plumming parts to fix the broken faucet. One […]

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Tags: Blackberries · Blueberries · Figs · Flowers · Fruit · Herbs · Kiwi · Ornamentals · Propagation

Sowing and Sewing

March 13th, 2008 · No Comments

I am off this week. Its one of those ‘my’ weeks. Nothing pressing, catching up on projects, sleeping in if I want to. If I feel like doing something, I do it. If not, I don’t regardless of what list may have made of various todos. You know, a vacation. The better part of this […]

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Tags: Books · Cucumbers · Flowers · Propagation · Tomatoes

Just Checkin’ In

July 4th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Slowly but surely I am getting my energy back. Today I mowed part of my part of the lawn. It was in desperate need and I did pretty good. We have a pretty good chance of rain tonight and tomorrow and the ground is bone dry so I emptied both barrels giving about half the […]

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Tags: Figs · Flowers · Herbs · Propagation · Tomatoes · Weather

We have rootage!

March 29th, 2007 · No Comments

This evening I went to the basement to check on the cuttings and seedlings I have under lights. I noticed several of the kiwi cuttings had lost a leaf or two and others were trying to grow some blossoms. I decided to pull one out to see if there were any roots or if the […]

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Tags: Figs · Fruit · Kiwi · Propagation

Blues and Scarlet

March 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments

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Tags: Blueberries · Fruit · Propagation · Trees