Seeds and Seed Sowing Indoors

Plews Potting Shed

So you’ve bought some seeds from the nursery or have been given some by a friend. The problem is, you’re not sure what you do next.

This blog is aimed at novices, with tips and information; but there may be something new for the rest of you too. In fact we’d welcome your tips added as comments if you’re an ‘old hand’. We also have a ‘how to’ video on Plews YouTube channel so you can see how a novice got to grips with some seed sowing indoors.


Growing Media:

The growing media (GM) needed for sowing seeds doesn’t require much compost in its mix; seeds within their shells have most of the nutrients they need for initial growth. More important is that they don’t rot, so a GM for seeds should be free draining. I would suggest using John Innes No 1 which is a tried & tested…

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