You can always buy potted plants and wait for them to bloom, but growing seedlings is fun, and you’ll get tons of plants for half the price.
Garden Tips: How to Plant Seeds
Adore the Colorful Blossoms in Your Garden
Growing flowers is fun and easy. There are numerous reasons why you should grow flowers in your garden. Besides being an attraction and haven for pollinators like birds, bees, and butterflies, flowers also have great health benefits. Because of the endless variety of colors and textures that flowers allow, they can make us happier just by looking at them. They add life and spectacular fragrance to your garden.
Knowing how to cultivate seeds gives you more choices in plants to spice up your garden. It allows you to obtain seeds that are not available in your local nursery or are too expensive. But there also things you need to consider if you want to start a seedbed. Make sure to choose the right plants that are suitable for your region, and ensure the appropriate climate and environmental condition of your garden. Check if the seeds need any preparation before planting.
With seed planting, you don’t need expensive equipment. Here are all the materials needed to start an amazing seed garden.
- Packet of seeds
- Seeds starting tray
- Seeds starting mix
- Small watering can
- Plastic tub
- Fluorescent fixture
- Electric timer
Seeds should not be started in potting soil, garden soil or compost.
It takes 5-14 days for most seeds to germinate. During germination period, make sure they are consistently moist.
Learning to plant seeds is easy; but as with any other plants, there are different ways to take care of each. It is essential that we are aware of the necessary preparation and process with every plant.
I’m sure you can’t wait to see the radiant blossoms flourish in your garden. Enjoy your planting!
Do you have any more tips and tricks on how to plant seeds like a pro? Please share in the comments below.
Originally posted on February 14, 2018 @ 12:12 PM