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Old 09-02-2010, 12:37 AM   #211
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Originally Posted by Jack Flanders View Post
They're one of the more expensive hanging plants but worth it for their unusual long blooming flowers. To propagate them you could root the softwood (newer growth) cuttings in the spring or semi-ripe (older woodier growth from the summer) in late summer. I've had better luck with the softwood cuttings in other plants than fuchsia. Use a sterile non-soil potting mix and a rooting hormone that you dip the newly cut stem into. You also can sow fuchsia seeds in the spring keeping the temp. at 15-24 degrees C.
Ha! I put the question out there and walked away until now - thanks Jacks! I'm afraid the fuscias are not happy with me - I was hoping they'd bloom profusely, but first I over watered, then I under watered - so I'll be happy if there's anything to keep inside once it gets cold, but I'll give it a whirl...
In the meantime, you'll be happy to know that the mini yellow rose bush that you all sent for my birthday is loving life in the garden and blooming non-stop next to dahlias and a daphne bush. I think of the board every time I look at it...
1. While sitting at your desk, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles.
2. Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your right hand.
3. Your foot will change direction.
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Old 03-12-2011, 08:28 AM   #212
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honeysuckle pruning, yes or no? or should i remove the dead wood? it's already growing new leaves now.

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Old 05-02-2012, 06:35 PM   #213
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I heard a story about them on NPR, seed company with an incredible American history, now struggling a bit. I ordered some seeds that I haven't seen anywhere else, can't wait!
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