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Soak Hard Seeds For Easier Germination

Morning Glory

Sometimes hard seeds need a little help. Did you know that if you soak hard coated flower seeds  – like Morning Glories, Sweet Peas, Four O’Clocks or Moon Flowers-  in water for 24 hours before you plant them that they will germinate easier? It’s true. Some people will add a little milk or vinegar to…

How To Test Seeds For Germination Rate

Early Butler Seed Germination

Germination rate is the term used to describe the percentage of seed from a particular plant species that will emerge when given the right conditions. The germination rate is important information to know ahead of time and helps the home gardener or farmer determine how thickly or thinly any given seed needs to be sown.…