Seed-Starting/Saving

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Why You Should Grow Your Own Seedlings

NORTHERN UTAH, by Rick Stone of Our Stoney Acres Published on Feb 15, 2019 This week’s 5 Minute Friday Gardening Tip is about why you should grow your own seedlings, check out the video below: I’ve been growing my own garden seedlings for about 15 years now.  And boy am I glad I started.  I think …Read more »

Potting Soil: Make The Best Seed Starting & Potting Mix

ENGLAND, by GrowVeg Published on Feb 23, 2018 Seed starting mixes are essential for sowing many vegetables, herbs and flowers. But with so much to sow over the coming weeks and months, they can be expensive – unless you make your own. A few simple ingredients can be combined to make a mix that’s just …Read more »

Seed saving: Avoiding cross pollination in squash

SACRAMENTO, CA by Davide Antonicelli How to avoid cross pollination in squash for seed saving. This is a video about how to avoid the crossing of squash. 1. Identify the male and female flowers prior to opening, prevent them from opening to avoid cross pollination by insects. 2. The next day manually pollinate the female …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.

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.

Heritage Seed Library Guide to Saving Seed: Carrots

U.K. by the Heritage Seed Library To learn more about the Heritage Seed Library follow on Twitter @HeritageSeedsUK or visit the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Herita… Twitter Link https://twitter.com/HeritageSeedsUK