How to Sow Annuals
The big advantage of growing brightly colored annuals is that you can try out new fun ideas and combinations each year. They are easily raised in spring, and keep impatient gardeners busy before the rest of the garden takes off.
- Excerpted from Simple Steps: Containers for Patios
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Clearly label each pot with the name of the seeds and the sowing date. This is particularly important when you do all your sowing on the same day. Place pots on a windowsill or in a greenhouse to germinate.
Many small seeds need light to germinate. Perlite allows in light, and keeps them moist.
Excerpted from Simple Steps: Containers for Patios
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