Monday, April 22, 2013

How to Tell If Seeds Will Grow




The word "magic" aptly describes a seed. And if you love gardening (whether you have a nice plot of land or a pot on your fire escape), you probably can't wait to get those seeds in the ground. Here's a test to make sure all your seeds are healthy and ready to grow. This test works best with larger seeds…

To weed out any seeds that may be infertile, fill a bowl with tepid water and empty the seeds into it. The fertile seeds will sink to the bottom of the bowl…the duds will float. Just strain the floaters out  and discard.

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