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Growing your own from seed

Feb 22, 2022

Have you ever grown veggies from seed?

It’s incredibly satisfying!

Radishes, cherry tomatoes, nasturtiums, rocket, swiss chard and beetroot are just a few plants that are extremely easy to grow.

How you sow them depends on the size of the seed:

  • Small seeds (e.g. lettuce and carrots): mix compost and seedling foods into the soil and use a flat piece of wood to level the ground. Mist the soil with water and thinly sprinkle the small seeds on top. Cover with a thin layer of compost and seedling mix. Mist again.
  • Medium seeds (e.g. swiss chard): make a furrow twice as deep as the diameter of the seed. Spread the seeds in the furrows, cover with compost and seedling mix, and water well.
  • Large seeds (e.g. beans and squash): simply poke holes twice the depth of the seed diameter into the soil. Drop the seeds in, cover, press the soil down firmly and water well.

Come down to Bumbles for a plethora of veggie seed options and get a jump on your summer veg!

Growing chard from seed, get all you need from Bumbles Plant Centre

 

Growing chard from seed, get all you need from Bumbles Plant Centre

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