An Alameda Garden: Propagation Month, Day 23: Direct-Seeding Nasturtiums

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Propagation Month, Day 23: Direct-Seeding Nasturtiums

I'm still craving more color in the front yard, so today I planted a few Whirlybird nasturtium seeds. I really like nasturtiums for their bright color, their re-seeding ability, and their generally easy maintenance. What I don't like about them is that they often end up looking scraggily, with long shoots going off in all directions. This variety, however, is supposed to stay in compact mounds. We'll see.

I soaked the seeds for a few hours before planting. They probably should have soaked overnight, but...

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