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Wonder Wednesday 70: Kitchen Propagation!

It’s Wonder Wednesday 70 and this month we’re growing plants in the kitchen from our dinner leftovers! It’s kitchen propagation! This activity is modified a taste of the  “RE-Grow Gardening” activity from my new book ….. Wonder and Wander   Which released today! Hooray! It’s been 3 years coming, so the fact that today is actually here is hugely

It's time to make xmas cactus cutting! Click through to learn how from Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Cactus Cutting Confidence

I am a giant fan of the Xmas cactus as a house plant. It has unique leaf shapes, it’s flowers are spectacular, it boosts green thumb confidence, and it likes to be ignored. Plus, they grow big, don’t have spikes, and cutting a is easy to propagate! I have an 11 year old red one, gifted to me

Wonder Wednesday #2! Propagation

Propagation is a big word for making new plants from cuttings of an original plant. Depending on the variety, many plants can be propagated  simply in water or a common medium such as perlite or gravel. Propagation is a great way to introduce children to the joys of plant sharing and giving living gifts, as