Tag: Barbara Strona

Propagation- Part 2:

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Propagation- Part 2:

Asexual Propagation In January Anne Murphy gave a talk on Propagating Plants. Last month I wrote about her description of Sexual Propagation, done by seed. This month will touch on the rest of Murphy’s talk: Asexual Propagation, which is basically cloning. One cuts a piece of the plant and grows it. It comes out identical […]

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Propagation: An addicting pastime.

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Propagation:  An addicting pastime.

Part 1: Sexual Propagation: Growing plants from Seeds On a sunny Saturday, Jill Schmidt, a fellow member of the Mission Hills Garden Club and San Diego Horticultural Society, and I drove to El Cajon for a propagation workshop. Anne Moore, English native but in the U.S. long enough to have lost most of her accent, […]

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Creating a Bungalow Garden

| March 1, 2012 | 1 Comment
Creating a Bungalow Garden

John Beaudry spoke about the Craftsman Bungalow and its complementing garden at the January Mission Hills Garden Club meeting.  Beaudry began with an explanation of what the Arts and Crafts Movement was before segueing into the bungalow and garden. The Arts and Crafts Movement grew from a rebellion against the mechanization of the Industrial Revolution.  […]

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A Reluctant Gardener Gets Educated

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
A Reluctant Gardener Gets Educated

When Indian summer ends it’s not just time for me to plant veggies and bulbs; it’s also a good time to reflect on what I’ve learned from hanging out with real gardeners. If my plants were human, they would be uprooting themselves with laughter. Despite my knowledge, they haven’t noticed any improvement. I follow the […]

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