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Re: Jim's new picture links


thanks.  BTW, your propagation beds filled with vermiculite - how often do
you change the medium, or do you just keep using the same for each new set
of cuttings?

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004 6:57 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Jim's new picture links


> I didn't answer your question very well. Sorry, Kitty. With begonias,
> parts of leaves work very well.
> Just make sure you've got a main leaf rib buried.
>
> On Monday, July 12, 2004, at 10:22 AM, Kitty wrote:
>
> >> The begonia is wonderful, and interesting how you root things. Appears
> >> you do not do it individually potted? How deep is that bed?
> > Jim is a wiz at propagation and since he can do it year round, it makes
> > sense to have an installed propagation bed.  Here I have to do
> > temporary,
> > makeshift things, so containerized propagation makes more sense.
> > Nice pics, Jim.  I've been meaning to prop some begonia leaf cuttings,
> > but I
> > was going to do it with parts of leaves. How were yours done?
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 11:03 PM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Jim's new picture links
> >
> >
> >> For your viewing pleasures, Island Jim has sent over three of his new
> >> plants pictures. You can find them here:
> >>
> >> http://simplymyworld.com/jimphotos.htm
> >>
> >> They are the first three entries on the page, also dated 7-11-04.
> >>
> >> Love the variegated taro... looks like a keeper, too bad not hardy
> >> here.
> >>
> >> The begonia is wonderful, and interesting how you root things. Appears
> >> you do not do it individually potted? How deep is that bed?
> >>
> >> Is that ginger variegated on the leaf tips? Suppose that's not hardy
> >> here either:(
> >>
> >> Donna
> >>
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