Propagating Tasks in January
The holidays are over, and the impulse now is to get on with sowing seeds and taking cuttings.
A nice feeling, but do you have the facilities to grow them?
A point to consider is; seeds sown this month may not get planted out for another three to four months yet, so the question is; do you have frost free well lit place to nurture your seedlings / cuttings until planting out time?
If the answer is No!
Then delay your sowings / cutting until weather conditions improve, or consider getting you seedlings / cutting mail order.
Note: As with most advice on gardening the advisors location will often influence the content of the advice.
To alleviate this problem I have produced this chart indicating how you can make adjustments to the timing of events as seen in this website.
I hope you find this useful! .......Tg
Week 1 - 1st Jan. to 7th Jan.
Place Chrysanthemum stools on hot bed to produce cutting material.
Sow Lathyrus / Sweet Peas if not done the previous autumn.
Week 2 - 8th Jan. to 14th Jan.
Week 3 - 15th Jan. to 21st Jan.
Week 4 - 22nd Jan. to 28th Jan.
Collect and sow Viscum / Mistletoe berries.
Set up Dahlia tubers and place them on the hotbed to produce cutting material.
Set up Charm and Korean chrysanthemums stools on the hotbed to produce cutting material.