Friday, March 16, 2012
Dividing Perennials and Taking Basal Cuttings
March is a good time to take stock of your herbaceous borders by rejuvenating large, tired clumps of perennials and increasing your plant stock. The borders in your garden will have just started to show new signs of life during this month so it is easy to see exactly what plants you have and which ones need some attention. Plants can be expensive to buy and it may not always be easy to find the exact variety you want, so an easy solution is to make some new ones yourself. Here is a quick guide lifting and dividing perennials and taking basal cuttings.