Who does not dream of own garden? Whether on the windowsill at home, on the balcony or in your own allotment, plant seeds can flourish everywhere and give us pleasure if used properly. It is not without reason that plant seeds are considered by many to be a miracle of nature, because even though they are tiny,
they are literally a genetic powerhouse without us being able to live without them. Plant seeds are not just food we eat every day, such as fruits, vegetables and rice. Plant seeds also contain important proteins and oils that are important for our physical well-being and our health.
What types of plant seeds are there?
Organic is trendy and what's trendy is often expensive. This includes organic fruits and vegetables. If you want to declare war on the overpriced prices of the supermarkets and have got the taste, the cultivation of fruits and vegetables in your own hand, in this case fruit and vegetable seeds are a cheap alternative. Nowadays, there is a huge variety of plant seeds that you can use to grow exotic Mexican cucumbers, including radishes. Although you must be patient and loving when growing, in the end there is nothing better than seeing your own fruits and vegetables grow and enjoy.
In addition to fruit and vegetable seeds, herbal seeds are also very popular, because compared to the plants in the supermarket, the self-bred sprouts are much more robust and therefore last longer.
But for flower lovers, there are a variety of plant seeds that turn your balcony or garden in the summer into a rainbow.
How to store plant seeds?
Hobby gardeners like to bid on offers, especially when it comes to quality seed. A look at the expiration date promises that the plant seeds will last until next spring, but is this really the case? In general, yes, provided plant seeds are stored properly. It is best to store plant seeds dry at around 25 degrees in their original packaging. Too high temperatures can make the plant seeds germ-free, while moisture leads to mold growth. Therefore, store the plant seeds in a container that does not allow moisture to pass through or be completely impermeable to air, as the lack of air circulation can also lead to mold growth. Closing glasses, tin cans or wooden boxes are the most suitable. Fingers away, however, from plastic cans. If stored well, plant seeds can be used until their expiration date. Some plant seeds, such as vegetables, also germinate after their expiration date.
How do you cultivate plant seeds?
Whether garden professional or hobby gardener, the planting of plant seeds is easy and fast. Plant seeds can be cultivated in the garden, on the balcony or on your windowsill. No matter which place you choose, for cultivation you only need a pot or a bowl, potting soil and translucent foil to cover. And then it can start.
Distribute the plant seeds on the ground and then cover them with a little earth. Lightly water the earth with lukewarm water. It is best to use a flower sprayer to distribute the water evenly.
Then place them over the seed pots and cover the plant seeds. If you're planting seeds at home, make sure they're in a warm place where enough sunlight is guaranteed throughout the day. So you can look forward to sprouts faster. However, make sure that not too strong sunlight burns your offspring. Moisten the earth regularly without getting
collects too much moisture or waterlogging, as this can cause mold in the soil and at the roots.