Category Archives for Seed Propagation

Tips for Growing CACTI from SEED

In this post we are going to show you the steps you can follow to grow cacti from seed. While they may be slow growers, cacti are very easy to grow. By following our instructions, you can go from having a packet of seeds full of potential to a tray full of young cacti seedlings. After […]

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How to Grow Orchid Seeds at Home like a PRO

In this post, we are going to show you how to pollinate a phalaenopsis orchid. This is an especially important skill to learn if you are interested in developing new orchid varieties. The process can be a bit finicky, but with enough patience and a steady hand, anyone will can do it. At the end […]

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How To Grow Your Own Herbs

Are you interested in growing your own herbs but are wondering where to begin? If so, you have found the perfect post to get started. Today we are going to take a look at the 2 most common methods of herb propagation: using seed or making cuttings.  Let’s get started! Seed propagationA form of sexual […]

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Growing Moringa oleifera from seed

Moringa is easily propagated by seed.Selecting your seedA wide variety of different hybrid and non-hybrid seed are commercially available, this would include pkm1 and pkm2.  Try to purchase seed from a reputable seed supplier, and make sure the seed has a high germination rate. A good germination rate would be between 85 and 95%. It […]

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How to Use Smoke Paper to Treat Seeds

Insert Video Learn How to Use Smoke Paper to Treat SeedsIn South Africa we are blessed with an abundance of indigenous flora. We often boast about the beauty of our fynbos but seldomly appreciate just how difficult it is to get the seed of these plants to grow.These plants are so perfectly adapted to the […]

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How to Sow Small Seeds Like a Pro

How to sow super fine seedGrowing plants from seed can be difficult enough, a problem which can become almost unbearable when the seed is particularly small. Grasses are a perfect example of a fine seed-bearing plant. This is especially problematic when you need to plant your seed evenly to achieve uniform distribution, something which is a […]

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