Finally, after much fannying around, life has been spotted in my Lowryder plant pot.
I am a total amateur gardener – the thing that appeals to me about these seeds is that you just plant them and they flower! I do not want to spend half my life testing the PH value of soil, rigging up elaborate pump systems and introducing boy plants to girl plants. I just want to grow a little greenery. If you please.
I tried the the ridiculous paper towel germination thing and got nowhere fast. No point in that crap for me. Only necessary for serious growers, in my opinion. Basically, it may save you putting a dud seed in a plant of compost? I’m not sure that this ‘benefit’ outweighs the issue of replanting seeds and interrupting nature. Pain in the arse.
In the end I just chucked the five seeds into a large pot of compost, put 5mm of compost on top and watered them randomly. Above are the results of that. Infact, a second baby girl (well it better be) popped up today, so all being well I am on the way to some good green this side of Christmas.
2/5 is better than 0/5.