Gardeners will often start plants by sowing seeds. Although many will fail to germinate, they are still much cheaper than buying plants, and there is the satisfaction of growing a large plant or tree from a tiny seed.

Use this tag for all questions about sowing seeds. Include the type of plant/seed as their requirements can vary greatly. Climate and time of year may also be important. As well as timing, questions may cover subjects such as the type of soil/compost, depth of seed, heat, and watering requirements.

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