June 1, 2023

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Get your plant cuttings ready to go outside for summer

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Both gardeners and plants are excited to get out into the garden. Here is what you need to do now to get ready.

DENVER — If you kept tender plants indoors over the winter, you’ll notice that they’re anxious to go back outside. Longer days and more intense sun are promoting new growth. Get them ready to go back outside.

I’m cleaning up, pruning and pinching my favorite container plants such as geraniums, begonias, plectranthus, coleus and bloodleaf. It’s usually a matter of cutting back straggly growth and pinching out growth tips to promote new growth. You may also want to start fertilizing. 

If you rooted coleus cuttings last fall to make new plants, you…

2023-04-06 08:47:05

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