Seed-Starting

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Winter Seed-Sowing Outdoors in Containers

ONTARIO, CANADA By Robert Pavlis of Garden Fundamentals Complete winter sowing demonstration includes making the container, sowing seeds, and care during the winter. This is the easiest way to sprout seeds with no lights or electricity. Produce tough seedlings that thrive in the garden. A wide range of containers can be used, including juice bottles, …Read more »

Lima Bean Time Lapse

By photographer David Marvin: I photographed this time lapse of several lima beans sprouting over a six day period, taking more than 1,600 photos.

Germination Tip: Cold Stratification of Seeds

FROM VALLEY ROOTS IN NEW ZEALAND Published on Mar 26, 2016: Learn how to start off your hard to germinate seeds with these cold stratification techniques. Seeds used in this episode are Phormium Tenax, New Zealand Flax (Harakeke) http://www.doc.govt.nz/Documents/abou… __Watch some of my popular videos .3D Printed Soil Block Maker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyxV3… .DIY Grow-Light Box https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu753… …Read more »

Hardening Off Tomatoes in Cold Frames

ONE YARD REVOLUTION IN CHICAGO, IL Another terrific video by Patrick Dolan: I’m not taking any chances with my tomatoes this year. Though I usually have them in the ground by now, this year’s unpredictable and cold weather has made me cautious. The last thing I want is to lose them to an unexpected frost. …Read more »

Hardening Off Seedlings (A Seed-Starting Basic)

FROM SOMEWHERE IN EUROPE By How to Grow a Garden with Scarlett Damen Avoid transplant shock by hardening off your young spring plants. Lets talk about the different methods, what doesn’t need to be hardened off and what plant sun burn and frost damage really looks like. New episodes weekly! Join me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/HowToGrowAGarden ABOUT …Read more »

How to Grow Healthier Seedings using Grow Lights

FROM GROW VEG IN THE U.K. (Yanks may want to use the closed captions, which ARE accurate.) Starting plants indoors can help you get a head-start on the growing season but it can be hard to give seedlings the light they would normally get during later months. If you want to ensure rapid, healthy growth …Read more »

Seed-Starting and Germinating for Lavender and Rosemary (Start Early!)

FROM THE RUSTED GARDEN IN MARYLAND From Gary Pilarchik: Lavender and Rosemary can take 14-28 days to germinate. They are slow to germinate and grow indoors. Once germinated they can take 10-12 weeks to get to a decent transplant size. You can start lavender and rosemary indoors 3-4 months before they are ready to go …Read more »

How to Grow Marigolds from Seed

BY LEARNHOW2 IN THE U.K. Easy-to-follow step-by-step guide to growing beautiful marigolds from seeds.

How to Grow a Lemon Tree from Seed

BY DIY HOME AND GARDEN Learn how to grow almost all types of citrus trees from grocery bought fruits such as oranges, grapefruit, limes, and clementine. To see the 2 week update with results click the link here: https://youtu.be/jNZHwoGur4A

Improved Paper Towel and Baggy Method for Germinating Seeds

BY ROBERT PAVLIS FROM GARDEN FUNDAMENTALS Learn about an improved method for seed germination. I demonstrate the traditional paper towel method as well as my improved baggy method. Speed up the germination process for any kind of seed. I have used this method on hundreds of different kinds of seed including perennials, alpines, bulbs, trees …Read more »

Seed Germination: Scarification, Stratification, and Soaking

FROM GROW ORGANIC IN CALIFORNIA Tricia shares tips to get those tough to germinate seeds to sprout. Visit Peaceful Valley on Youtube.

How to Grow Flowers and Edibles from Seed

FROM HOMECLICK.COM A great short overview from horticultural expert Kathy LaLiberte: Growing flowers from seed opens up the options for your garden and yard. The steps in this video will help you successfully grow from seed and bring life and color to your outdoor living space. View the step by step breakdown of this project …Read more »