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Main Street and Livingston Ave.

In Olde Reynoldsburg



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    Division is a great way to increase your perennial stock.  In addition to making more plants, division is an excellent way to rejuvenate an old, overgrown perennial that is no longer flowering well and is crowding it neighbors.

    The time to divide your perennials is when they’re growing vegetatively, not when they’re blooming.  As a general rule, divide midsummer- to fall-blooming perennials like coneflowers in early spring, and spring- and early-summer bloomers like astilbles and daylilies in late summer/early fall.  Don’t divide perennials after early October, since the roots need time to establish themselves while the soil is still warm.

    Here are some basic steps to follow:

   To start dividing a clump, cut around the mother plant with a trowel or spade, (depending on the size of the plant), or loosen the soil with a garden fork.  Then life the plant from the ground, shaking enough soil from the roots so you can see what you’re doing when you divide the plant.  If there’s still too much soil clinging to the roots, you can hose it off.

Plunge two garden forks back-to-back into the clump, then press the handles together until the clump separates into two parts.  Divide each part into halves to quarter the perennial, or pull off sections for smaller divisions.

If the center of the plant has become woody and has stopped flowering, cut out the woody center leaving an outer ring of good plant material.  Cut the ring into smaller pieces.  Replant the divisions quickly, water them in, and cover them with damp newspaper for a week or so to protect them.