Seed-Starting/Saving

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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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

Making your own Seed-Starting Mix – the Basics

MARYLAND By Gary Pilarchik at The Rusted Garden If you are new to gardening and are thinking about starting seeds indoors this is part 1 of a 5 part video series. I explain what Perlite, Peat moss, Vermiculite and Seed Starting Mix are and how they are used for starting seeds. You need to use …Read more »

Vegetable Seed-Starting

BY NATIONAL GARDENING ASSOCIATION Starting your own seeds at home allows you to grow a greater diversity of vegetables and saves money. Start with the right pots, soil, and seeds and then follow Charlies steps to grow healthy seedlings indoors .

Thinning Seedlings For Best Success

MICHIGAN, by Luke Marion at MI Gardener Published March of 2019 Thinning is the job nobody likes doing but one that you must do to ensure healthy seedlings and a healthy garden. We don’t like to do it, but if we don’t the chances of disease, overcrowding, and stress increase greatly. We do more than, JUST, …Read more »

How to Make Biodegradable Seed-Starting Pots

ENGLAND, by GrowVeg Spring is finally arriving, so to help you save a little money why not try our simple homemade plant pot ideas? Whatever you’re planning to grow this year, using common materials from around your home you can quickly create environmentally friendly pots in a range of useful sizes. In this video we …Read more »

How to Save Carrot Seeds

IOWA, by the Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm John Navazio explains how to save seeds from carrots. Produced as part of The Seed Garden Book.

How to Start Vegetable and Flower Seeds Indoors

CALIFORNIA by GrowOrganic Peaceful Valley Learn how to start seeds indoors. Produced by Peaceful Valley & GrowOrganic.com where we encourage natural and organic gardening solutions. http://www.groworganic.com/ More details for you in our blog posts on Seed Starting 101: http://intheloop.groworganic.com/2011… and Seedling Care 201: http://intheloop.groworganic.com/2011…

How to Stop Leggy Seedlings

U.K., by Lee at Project Diaries Published on Feb 21, 2017 In Today’s Project Diary Video I will be teach you two difference ways to help prevent your early Windowsill Seedlings from becoming legging. USEFUL SEEDLING EQUIPMENT 🇬🇧 UK BUY ONLINE: SEEDLING POTTING SOIL – http://amzn.to/2kHHe3Q SEEDLING TRAYS – http://amzn.to/2mhUh8u SEEDLING PROPAGATOR SET – http://amzn.to/2m8aPQJ WATERPROOF SEEDLING HEAT …Read more »