Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
A secret trick to conditioning new growth
My advice is to condition a sprouting twig rather than just the bright green sprout. The twig will be able to withstand being cut and will supply the sprout with water
Choose hardy stems and condition them very well before cutting and placing it into test tubes.
Remember the little twig will still think it is growing so make sure it has plenty of water. You will also need to top up the water.
The sprouts are sprouting and the bees are being and the birds are birding. Tempting as it is new growth is hard to condition. Hard, but not impossible
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