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 »

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 »

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

Saving Seeds from Beans, Peppers, Onions…and More!

ENGLAND, by Ben Vanheems of GrowVeg Published August 2018 Saving your own seeds is the ultimate in self-sufficiency. Every gardener should give it a go! Over time, saving seeds from your best plants can result in vegetables that are perfectly suited to your garden’s growing conditions. This means stronger, healthier plants – and bigger harvests! In …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 Long Do Garden Seeds Last?

NORTHERN UTAH, by Rick Stone of Our Stoney Acres Published on Jan 18, 2019 Please don’t throw away your seed packets after just one year!! Most seeds will remain viable for 3 to 5 years if stored correctly. Here’s the Link to the seed starting courses: https://onlinegardeningschool.com/p/s… Here’s the article I referenced on storing seeds: https://ourstoneyacres.com/how-long-d… …Read more »

How to Build a Tomato & Vegetable Seed Grow-Light Box: Start Your Vegetables Indoors

MARYLAND by Gary Pilarchik at The Rusted Gardener You can easily start your tomato and vegetable seeds indoors. You can build a grow-light box cheaply. This project cost $27 for the first box and only $17 for the second box. It can be made with just a knife. Very simple but effective construction. It is …Read more »

How to Save and Use Seeds From Your Own Fruits and Vegetables

CALIFORNIA, by GrowOrganic Peaceful Valley Learn how to save your own seeds from your own organic vegetables Watch More Videos: http://www.groworganic.com/organic-ga… Read Blogs: http://www.groworganic.com/organic-ga…

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 »

How to Achieve Success with Parsnip Seed Germination

U.K. by Diary of a U.K. Gardener Published on Jan 22, 2019 https://www.diaryofaukgardener.com Parsnips can be difficult to germinate but try this tip I’ve been trying for over 20 years, always use fresh seed. Send your questions via https://diaryofaukgardener.com/contact/ Podcasts can now be found on iTunes and Spotify. Full details at https://diaryofaukgardener.com/podcast/ My passion is gardening whether it’s …Read more »

5 Indoor Grow Light System Ideas

By Garden Answer for Gardeners Supply  Published on Nov 18, 2016 Links: Clamping Light Fixture – https://goo.gl/JCMC6k Micro Grow Light Garden – https://goo.gl/oKNwVw High Intensity Light Fixture – https://goo.gl/5pWFj7 Stack-n-Grow Light System – https://goo.gl/O5Ff88 Stack-n-Grow Height Extender – https://goo.gl/4S60nG 3-Tier SunLite® Garden – https://goo.gl/Ze4EhS This video was made in partnership with Gardener’s Supply Co http://www.gardeners.com Follow us Here: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gardenanswer Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gardenanswer Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gardenanswer …Read more »