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Winter Sowing Update

Winter Sowing Update

My first experiment with Winter Sowing in Plymouth, UK was a huge success. Out of around 100 bottles, only 5 didn’t end up planted out. A couple of these did germinate but were then lost to pests but the others I suspect poor seed. I grew a variety of annuals and perennials -from delicate flowers to stunning grasses. I would wholeheartedly recommend this method for easy seed sowing. Many little plants happily waited weeks or months in the bottles until…

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Winter Sowing

Winter Sowing

Winter sowing is a fun and easy way to start seeds outside during the winter. Seeds are sown in miniature greenhouses made from recycled plastic containers, and then put outside in the snow and freezing cold. … Once the weather starts to warm in the spring, the seeds will germinate at their own pace, just as in nature. It is great for any seeds that require cold stratification to start them off. The method can also be used in early spring to start off…

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