Planting Flower Seeds

Planting Flower Seeds

Here I am planting white Datura seeds on our YouTube channel SweetnSvry Gardens! White Datura sprouts progress after a week! Here I am planting some Nasturtium seeds on our YouTube channel SweetnSvry Gardens! These two in front are the Nasturtiums I planted in the video after a week! If you can see there are some smaller White Datura sprouts behind them..those are the ones I planted in my planting White Datura seeds video..wow so cool to see how they are doing now! Spring has sprung at our place in the Cariboo! We are in Canada, Zone 5a and have been getting some pretty sunny days. We still do get a surprise snow storm here and there though but it doesn’t stick on the ground. Soon we will have to build a greenhouse! So over the last few weeks I have been starting seeds in damp paper towel and letting them lay on a heat mat in a seedling tray. Most of the seeds I have are still viable this year even though they are a few years old. Lots of them have sprouted and I transplanted them into red solo cups like the above videos show! This is a Borage seed after germinating in a damp paper towel for a few days on a heat mat! Doesn’t take long for some seeds to germinate at all, while others take up to 7-10 days. Really it depends on the temperature of the seeds during this process..some seeds prefer a cooler germination temp while others need heat. Best to read up on what your seeds needs are before starting them. In...
Walk Through Our Flower Garden

Walk Through Our Flower Garden

It is June, birds are singing, vegetables are starting to form on our peppers, the start of BBQ season has arrived and so have lots of our flowers. It is so cool to take a walk through the gardens first thing and see what new blooms are there! Here are some photos I took yesterday,...