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What is seed stratification?

What is seed stratification? 2

Seed stratification is a term that originated when nurseries used to layer seeds and sand in wooden boxes outdoors. And while layers aren't always needed, the term stuck like those price tags you can't peel off flowerpots! Stratification is the practice of breaking seeds' dormancy to help them germinate by manipulating temperature and moisture to mimic the outdoor conditions under which they would grow naturally. This article will cover the basics of seed stratification and tell you how to stratify seeds at home. Let's dig through the layers and get started!
Extend Your Growing Season With Succession Planting

Extend Your Growing Season With Succession Planting 0

If you are someone who likes to garden for the purpose of growing vegetables for your kitchen, you may face a particular challenge. How do extend your harvesting season and produce a continual succession of produce?
New Ferry-Morse 2019 Vegetable and Flower Seeds

New Ferry-Morse 2019 Vegetable and Flower Seeds 2

Each year at Ferry-Morse we are able to acquire new seed varieties to share with our customers. In 2019, we've had some highly anticipated additions that we are now excited to offer our customers. You will see some completely new varieties, as well as beloved Ferry-Morse varieties that now come in Sow-Easy and Organic options.
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