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THE ART OF MAKING MORE

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Plant propagation, making more of something you already have. An often underused method of increasing the beauty of your garden beds from what you already grow. Many garden plants are easily grown from the seeds they produce, by division of the mother plant or from stem cuttings. All methods are not particularly difficult but are extremely economical. Some plants are…

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Dividing Perennials

Plant division at Sensible Gardening and Living

Early fall is a great time to divide perennials that are showing signs of overgrowth. They might not be flowering as well anymore or possibly hollowing out in the center of the clump. Some perennials can reach this stage in just a few years while others can take much longer. In general if you grow your garden in good fertile…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

Dividing Perennials

Plant division at Sensible Gardening and Living

Late summer and early fall is an ideal time to divide perennials. As you walk through your garden notice those plants that have outgrown their alloted space, are centering out in the center or are just not blooming very well any more. These are all signs that they need to be divided. Dividing plants will rejuvenate them and encourage more…

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