How to Grow Thyme from Seed Step by Step

How to Grow Thyme from Seed Step by Step

96% of gardeners never grow thyme from seed. Instead, they use cuttings, layers or divisions to plant this versatile herb.

There is a good reason for that:

For starters, it’s hard to grow thyme from seeds because of slow, uneven germination. And sprouting feels like it takes forever. It’s easier to buy the plants or take some cuttings from a friend.

However, sometimes planting this herb from seed has its own benefits. First, apart from the patience required from your side, the simplest way to grow thyme is from seed.

Secondly, thyme seeds retain their germinating power for three years – which is a relatively longer than other herbs frequently grown from seed.

Lastly, it’s very cheap to plant plenty of thyme from a single sachet costing almost nothing – assuming you get a decent germination percentage.

If you are already pumped and would like to learn how to grow thyme from seed, this article is for you.

Without wasting your time, here is:

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Poisonous Plants for Dogs: 51+ Toxic Plants to Watch Out

Many poisonous plants for dogs are very common in backyards. These toxic time-bombs range from being only mildly toxic (for example, causing vomiting) to being responsible for more serious canine health problems or even death!

If you wish to err on the safe side, thoroughly research any vegetation, berries, etc. to which your canine friend has access.

In the case of some plants that pose a danger, only a particular part of the plant in question will be toxic (that is, the seed, leaves, etc.). But it is beyond the scope of this article to delve into those details.

Such questions should be addressed to toxicologists.

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Easy Tips for Growing Strawberries in Pots

Growing strawberries in pots has become a common practice to many gardeners due to the advantages attached to it.

First and foremost it’s more convenience since you are able to move your plants around in pots with respect to the direction of the sun, hence more exposure to sunlight and warmth.

Secondly you can avoid cases of soil-borne diseases and slugs dodging in by lifting the plants off the ground.

Moreover, you are able to force an extra- early crop by moving your plants under cover during winter. Another advantage of growing strawberries in pots is that you will only require a small growing space due to their compact nature.

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African violet Care: How to make your AVs Bloom

African violet care is an important process. Especially, bearing in mind that they have a reputation for being difficult to grow, but under suitable conditions they will thrive, producing long blooming flowers throughout much of the year.

Most modern African violets (Saintpaulia spp.) will bloom throughout the year without much effort on your part.

However, there are a number of cultural issues that discourage them from blooming or worse, kill them altogether.

So, how do you make sure that your African violets (AVs) flower almost every time?

Short answer, take good care of them!

Here’s how:

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27+ Lavender Varieties for Growing in Pots and Outdoor

There are dozens of lavender varieties available worldwide. With so much choice, it becomes difficult for most gardeners to select the suitable ones to grow.

I thought it would be helpful to research and suggest different lavender varieties so that you don’t have to do any heavy-lifting.

Today I’m going to discuss lavender varieties for the following purposes;

  • Essential oil production
  • Suitable varieties for growing in pots and containers
  • Best varieties for outdoor cultivation

Go through this article and am sure by the time you finish reading, you will have easy time selecting the best lavender variety for your next garden project.

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