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

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 »

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.

When to Start Cool and Warm Season Vegetable Seeds for Transplanting

OKLAHOMA, by Oklahoma State We have tips on planting seeds that will be future vegetable garden transplants, including deciding which seeds to plant when to make sure that your cool and warm season plants are ready to transplant at the right time.

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 »

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 »

How to Save Zucchini Seeds. Also Works for Squash & Pumpkins..

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, by Rob Bob’s Aquaponics and Backyard Farm Have left this zucchini/courgette on the vine for seed saving purposes & decided it was time to harvest the fruit and save the seeds after a viewer prompted me, thanks Voca T 🙂 It is a really easy process that only takes a matter of minutes …Read more »

How & When to Water & Fertilize Indoor Seedlings & DIY Fungus Gnat Traps / Spring Garden Series #2

CALIFORNIA, by CaliKim Garden and Home DIY Published on Feb 18, 2019 Follow the tips in this video to know exactly when and how to water and fertilize your indoor seedlings. I’ll also share how to make DIY fungus gnat traps using supplies you probably already have around the house. Grow your spring garden with me …Read more »

Coco Coir vs Seed Starting Mix

PACIFIC NORTHWEST, by Paula Thomas of Gapey’s Grub Published on Feb 17, 2018 I love doing experiments and my newest one is starting some brassicas (and swiss chard) in both coco coir and seed starting mix to see how much of a difference there is and there’s definitely some differences that I point out in this …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.