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Testing Seed Germination

Choosing healthy garden plants or growing seeds

  Testing Seed Germination How long does it take seeds to germinate? There is a way to know when this will occur fairly easily by testing seed germination and how long it takes seeds to germinate. Having the exact knowledge of when a seed will germinate is important for a variety of reasons, the most important reasons are to save you time, energy, and money.…

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Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs

Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs

Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs I’m a person that likes to see and hold my bulbs in my hand when selecting garden plant bulbs. So, ordering my bulbs from an online source is out of the question for me. But, sometimes, it happens that I have to order online.  In that case I cross my fingers and hope I get good ones.  After they arrive I still go over the 4 simple steps below.  If they fail, the postmaster will get…

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Overwintering Geraniums

Don't Throw Out Your Geraniums! Steps For Overwintering 1.) Remove each individual geranium plant from the soil and shake off dirt. 2.) Cut the greens and stems back to around 2 inches. 3.) Place all the plants in a paper bag and store in a dark space.  I stored mine in a hallway closet. 4.) Set a reminder on your calendar or phone once a month to take your plants out and spray them down.  Place them on a towel for a quick dry. …

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