5 Methods for Germinating Seeds
Can You Plant Seeds without Germinating?
When you are starting your first garden, the whole process of germinating seeds can seem like a mystery.
You can plant seeds without germinating them first. This is called "direct sow" where the seeds are put directly into the soil without first sprouting or germinating them indoors.
Seed germination is the process of seed growing into a plant. In gardening, we typically refer to germination as the process of taking a seed to a sprout.
What is Seed Germination?
If you want to germinate seeds directly into your soil, there are a few steps you should take and a few caveats you should be aware of.
Germinating Seeds in Soil
1. Use Peat Pellets 2. Use a Paper Towel 3. Seed Starting Trays 4. Germinating Seeds in Sand
4 Ways to Germinate Seeds Indoors