Useful tips

What month is best to sow seeds?

What month is best to sow seeds?

The best time to start seeds is usually late March to late May. Only the southern zones are suitable for starting plants from seed in the earlier months. Give the plant enough time to germinate and grow to an appropriate transplant size.

Is it better to direct sow seeds?

Consider that direct sowing—planting seeds right into your garden soil—can be riskier than using transplants because those seeds have to contend with weather hazards (e.g., drought, flood, high wind) and weed pressure. Be sure you have a plan in place for giving your seeds the best chance possible.

What happens if we sow many seeds together?

If the seeds are sown close to each other, the resulting plants on growing will not get sufficient sunlight, nutrients and water from the soil. Hence some or all of the plants will show weak growth.

Where is the best place to sow seeds?

All you need is a bright windowsill, ideally over a radiator so the seeds are kept at room temperature. If you really get hooked on early seed sowing, it’s handy to have a small heated propagator. Outdoor sowing is ideal for plants that are best sown and grown in the same spot, or that will be transplanted later.

What are the reviews of sow seeds Ltd?

Only grass ever grew – no instructions with the seeds. Would’t use again. Good germination. Fast and efficient service. ‘Sow’ glad to hear that you were pleased with our seeds and our service, thank you! We ordered the memorial packets of seeds for my step daughters funeral.

How many seeds are in a pack of sow seeds?

Seed Quantity: Approx 6 seeds per pack. Some seeds are a lot more expensive to buy then others due to their rarity and we have had no other complaints as most customers do not wish to grow a huge number of there large sprawling plants. If we put more seeds into a packet we would have to charge more.

What is the germination rate of sow seeds?

Seed germination rate probably around 98%. October last year I ordered some different seeds, Carolina reaper and Lemon drop among them. I put these into the propagator 10 days ago as they need a longer growing season, and so far 15 of the 16 have germinated. Quality is superb. Thanks

What kind of plant is in sow seeds?

Based on the photo supplied, the plant in question was determined, by a horticultural expert, to be either Chenopodium or Fat Hen. Given that many composts include unknown recycled materials it was believed that that the plant was most likely to have grown from the compost.