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"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.“

~Gertrude Jekyll

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Sat. & Sun, May 18-19

(Get your mum cuttings!)

9AM - 4PM

LA Arboretum

 

 

Monday, June 17

Park near the entrance of the Arboretum on Baldwin Avenue. Walk through open green gate and make an immediate left down the ramp. The Oak Room is located underneath Peacock Restaurant to the right of the restrooms.

Monday, July 15

DESCANSO CHRYSANTHEMUM SOCIETY MEETING

Monday, Aug. 19

DESCANSO CHRYSANTHEMUM SOCIETY MEETING

Monday, Sep. 16

DESCANSO CHRYSANTHEMUM SOCIETY MEETING

 

Monday, Oct. 21

DESCANSO CHRYSANTHEMUM SOCIETY MEETING

 

Saturday, Nov. 9 -10

www.huntington.org

Monday, Dec. 16

Chrysanthemums are propagated from last years plant stools. In January and February cuttings are taken and rooted in a soilless mixture that is supplemented with diluted concentrations of fertilizers low on nitrogen and high on phosphorous. During this time the goal is to develop a strong root system. Healthy roots create healthy plants. Evergreen Chrysanthemum Association (From facebook post (April 3, 2019)

stollens taken in January and February

 

 

 

 

 

The zoo beneath our feet: We're only beginning to understand soil's hidden world

Teaming with Microbes - In Depth Book Review

To ensure large show quality mums you must frequently and regularly fertilize. Use a product whose middle number is the largest. This middle number refers to the phosphorous level. Make a tea if the product is dry.

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How to Grow a Bonsai

 

 

 

 

 

Use non chlorinated water if you can.

6 ways mushrooms can save the world (Paul Stamets | TED2008)

How to Grow Chrysanthemums From Cuttings by M. H. Dyer (SFGATE)

Propagating Mums: Growing Mums From Cuttings And Seeds by Bonnie L. Grant

How to Root Chrysanthemum Cuttings (wikiHow)

Taking chrysanthemum cuttings (YouTube)

 

 

Starting Gardenias - How To Start A Gardenia From A Cutting by Heather Rhoades

How to Propagate Gardenias From Cuttings (SFGATE)

How Do You Root Gardenias in Water

How to Root Gardenias in Water by D. C. Winston

How to Propagate Jasmine From Cuttings (SFGATE)

Taking Dahlia Cuttings (YouTube)

 

How to Propagate Creeping Fig Ground Cover (SFGATE)

How to Propagate Creeping Fig Ground Cover by Jessica Westover

Ficus pumila (Wikipedia)

 

 

"Wisp of Pink"- a class 12 Brush/Thistle. This bloom won Best Brush or Thistle at the 2016 National Show. It was grown by Ron and Georgene Hedin and photographed by Eileen Halcrow. (National Chrysanthemum Society, Inc. US)

 

Winner 2018

Norman Nakanishi (Orange County)

 

Arrangement by Christine Leidelmeyer (2018 Show)

 
Order chrysanthemum rooted cuttings from King's Mums in early January.

 

 

How to Make Carnation Stems Root

The 19 Best Plants to Grow From Cuttings

Easy Plant Propagation (Mother Earth News)

10 Best Plants to Propagate from Cuttings

How to Propagate Your Houseplants by Molly Marquand (Sunset)

Ornamental Production Propagating Foliage & Flowering Plants (Aggie Horticulture)

Top 10 easy to grow flowers (Thompson & Morgan)

6 ways mushrooms can save the world (Ted Talks)

 

Longwood Gardens 2017

 

 

New York Botanical Garden 2017

A Homeowner's Guide to Composting

Bay Area Chrysanthemum Society (BACS)

Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society

Chrysanthemum Classifications

How To Grow Chrysanthemum Plants in Containers (Like a Commercial Operation)

"Deep in the Mums' Brief Season" by Cass Peterson

Bay Area Chrysanthemum Society (BACS)

Plant Your 3" Store Bought Mum in the Ground (Casey Lawrence)

Dekker Chrysanten 2016 (Eng)

Westwood Mum Selection and Care for Commercial Retail Mums

How To Have Flowers for SIX MONTHS! (Midwest) Don't Pinch

"How To: Grow Chrysanthemums" Posted by Melissa Peterson on Oct. 29, 2016

Growing Chrysanthemums July Tasks For Southern California (Pat Johnston)

 

super links to all things chrysanthemums

National Chrysanthemum Society

The How-To Guide for Home Composting by Alejandra Roca

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