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New York
Sep 28, 2017 4:20 PM CST
how to make a potted seed (vegetables for example) not grow.. not until I add water to them? Like little pieces of soil mixed with seeds which they can be used and potted for other time.. I'm asking if there is a scientific way to make that happen.. I hope you guys help me.. I have to make research for it to get my diploma..
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Sep 28, 2017 6:56 PM CST

We used to (a very, VERY long time ago) go to the pharmacy and get empty pill capsules. We put California Poppy seeds and a little sand in the capsule and put the capsule halves together. As we drove through new places, we would toss hand-fulls of capsules out the window. I think we sowed poppy seeds all over the west.

The point is that, yes, you can mix soil with seeds. They will not germinate until the conditions to germinate are meant. For some seeds, that's water. For others, a chill period is needed also.

You can buy vegetable and herb seeds already in a little pot of soil or a peat pellets. Just add water.

I'm not sure what you mean by 'scientific'. You can germinate seeds on a paper towel or in moss or.... Meet the requirements of seed germination and add water. Its as simple as that.
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New York
Sep 29, 2017 1:58 AM CST
Thank you very much.. I liked that idea of capsules.. I will try something like that ;)

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