Does a seed need the sun to grow?

Answer In a way, yes. Some seeds germinate only when covered with soil, but the actual triggering mechanism depends on the wavelength of light reaching the seed. Seeds that germinate in "darkness" require... Read More »

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Amaryllis have seed pods...when and how do i harvest them how hard are they to grow from seed?

It seems easy enough... but the seeds need to be planted soon after the capsule matures and opens. If you delay, the seeds may die. As the flower fades, the pod at the base of the flower will swel... Read More »

How do I grow peonies from seed?

Preparing and Storing Peony SeedsPlace some soilless germination mix or damp vermiculite into a sealable plastic bag, and add the peony seeds. Seal the bag and place in a warm but shaded area of yo... Read More »

How to Grow Flowers from Seed?

Growing flowers from seed can be a difficult task for beginning gardeners. Seeds and seedlings are delicate, and the wrong conditions can destroy them fairly easily. In order to achieve the best po... Read More »

How to Grow Capsicum From Seed?

Capsicum, as explained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, refers to the genus of plants that includes peppers. Many varieties of peppers exist, and lots grow relatively easily from seed. In gen... Read More »