Give Fine Seeds a Shake


20160326AIt is easy enough to space medium-sized and large seeds correctly at sowing time, but what about very fine seed? And some seeds are so small they are almost like dust!

Well, here’s a handy tip: use a saltshaker!

Mix the seeds with 2 teaspoons of fine sand, pour the mixture into a saltshaker (please remove the salt first!) and shake the mix evenly over the area to be covered. Since sand is paler than moist growing mix, you’ll be able to see if you’ve missed a spot or two.

Such fine seeds don’t need to be covered with soil, so when you’ve finished applying them, just spray the tray with water and you’re done.

Come germination, you’ll be surprised at how evenly the seeds are spaced.

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