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how to plant really tiny seeds (like viola or basil or ....)?


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how to plant really tiny seeds (like viola or basil or ....)?

Georgia Strait | May 8, 2013 07:03 AM

i am in the Pac NW so we usually start our plants in a greenhouse / on the kitchen window sill

i can well understand the value of those "seed tapes" - but i have pkgs of seeds. I puff up those peat pot things (buy them dry, add water - poof!)

so i am trying to start indoors in those pots - some viola (edible flowers in salads etc) - and basil - and as you know - the seeds are microscopic

so i have tiny pots that have now sprouted about 10 violas each - they are at the 2-leaf stage.

how do i separate them out?

any articles in Fine Gardening online (I DON'T have subscription - so free access would be great)

i realize i should have been more careful about how many seeds in each peat pot

so how do you plant those really tiny seeds?

thank you!

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