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Making the cut: Diarmuid Gavin shares his top tips for taking cuttings from your garden

Budding lockdown gardeners should be ready for their next step in plant growing

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Now is a good time to take cuttings from ceanothus

Now is a good time to take cuttings from ceanothus

Now is a good time to take cuttings from ceanothus

Lockdown has increased our interest in both the craft of gardening and the notion of making do with what we have about us to create, repair and grow.

When garden centres weren't open, we purchased seeds online to ensure we had plants... either to eat or to enhance our environments.

So many new gardeners have, through these strangest of times, discovered the thrill of nurturing a plant into life. It's probably the ultimate creative satisfaction - and, of course, it can save you a lot of money as well.


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