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- What to sow in November
Any seeds sown outside now have to be made of sturdy stuff!! November can be cold and it certainly seems like an unpromising month to sow anything outdoors -but nature is full of surprises. And there are still some plants to grow from seed in November.
- Sowing pansies and violas for winter and spring displays
As well as being indispensible for year round planting, including winter and spring displays; pansies and violas are some of the easiest seeds to sow. Because the seeds are not too small and they are easy to see it is much easier to sow them thinly.
- Sow an unusual grass from seed in November
Grasses have never been so fashionable and it's easy to see why. They blend in with most planting schemes , they move with the breeze and they don't need much in the way of maintenance. If your only outside space is a balcony or patio they will be happy in a pot too. Grasses are fun to grow from seed and Corynephorus an unusual blue grey grass can be grown from seed sown now.
- Eryngium Seeds to sow in November
Grow your own Eryngium plants from seed sown now. Commonly known as sea holly, Eryngiums are perennial plants which means they come back every year. Like all perennials they are great value additions to the garden and well worth growing from seed.
- Sowing Broad Beans
Autumn sown Broad Beans Broad beans are perfect for children to sow. They make a good school-gardening project too because the large bean seeds are easy for tiny fingers to grip and the fleshy seedlings look very impressive as they emerge through the soil in double quick time.
- Seed Sowing Indoors
Sow indoors in cell trays Sowing too many seeds is the most common mistake when you first start growing from seed. But even experienced gardeners get carried away with the excitement of seed sowing and end up giving the resulting plants away. An easy way to only sow what you need is to sow seed into individual pots or cell trays filled with multi purpose or seed compost.
- what to sow in October
The evenings are drawing in and winter seems very close once October arrives, but even at this time of year there are seeds to be sown. It’s certainly not too late to sow sweet peas in cell trays indoors and if you have the benefit of a greenhouse, warm windowsill or well lit shed there are plenty of seeds that are eager to grow now.