At last an easy way to sow seeds


In the past I have tried just about all the seed sower helpers for trays to ensure accurate placement. I know various other ideas help for small seeds which violas are. Combining with sand for example, but none apart from one that uses your own breath to hold onto a seed stuck to a device, and then your breath is released and the seed is placed 100% in the desired position.

However that method takes for ages.

This is the best yet.

I do not know what the metal tray was for originally, but have had it for years.

I have cut down the number of holes with gupta tape and the sower fits a half tray filled with compost exactly.

The seed is placed on the plate then one finger moves each seed to a hole and places it in and gently pushes down.

I then sieve vermiculite on top and then remove plate and job done.

Getting good germination. Third attachment refers and only a week after sowing.

The seed used was radish about five times larger than some viola seed but for demo purposes ok .

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s