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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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

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 »

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

Acclimating Indoor Seedlings to Outdoors (Hardening Off) in 6 Easy Steps

CALIFORNIA, by Calikim Home and Garden DIY Published on Mar 17, 2019 Acclimate your indoor vegetable seedlings to the outdoors in 6 easy steps. This process is called hardening off, is easy to do, but should be done gradually over a week so as not to damage your plants. Follow the steps in this video …Read more »

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 »

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 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.