Some plant seeds are difficult to germinate even though they are fresh and viable. This stratification trick works particularly well for delphiniums to get better germination rates—and faster. If … [Read more...]
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If you want to be sure your seeds germinate successfully indoors, this checklist will help. These are all the little things that can help or hurt your seed sowing. It also provides a good overview of … [Read more...]