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How to grow Black Pearl Tomatoes from Seeds

I don't know about you but i'm crazy about tomatoes! I love them in salads, i cook with them, and i love growing them.  Growing them from seeds is easier than you think.  I like to start my seeds inside the house or in a green house, to improve their chances of growing to a healthy, productive adult plant. Start your seeds in small germinating trays.  Fill your starting planters with moistened soil mix. Makes sure to water it before you sow your seeds.  Sow 2 to 3 seeds 1/4 inch deep in soil in each pot. Cover with soil an pat down lightly. Store the containers in room of 70 to 80 °F (21 to 27 °C) until germination...

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How to grow Lithops Succulents from seeds

  Growing Lithops Succulents from seeds can be a very rewarding experience. These living stone succulents will give you a beautiful, daisy like flower and will put a smile on your face always.  You will need a fast draining soil. You can use special cactus soil, or make your own by mixing equal parts potting mix and perlite. I have also had success growing them in plain sand. (You can find sand at most hardware stores).  Moisten the soil and make sure your planter has enough drainage holes.  The seeds are very tiny, like most succulent seeds. Sprinkle them over the soil and cover them with a small layer (1/8 of an inch) of fine sand. Do not cover with...

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How to grow Starfish Cacti from seeds

This succulent plant has some of the most amazing flowers in the world. I love collecting all of them! ( I admit i am a succulent and cactus addict!) Growing them from seeds is fairly easy, and you will soon have picture worthy flowers of your own. Place a layer of sandy potting mix designed for cactus in the bottom of a seed flat or small container. Or combine 1 part clean course sand or perlite and 1 part peat moss. Like many other succulent and cactus seeds, Stapelia seeds are very tiny.  Spread the seeds over the potting mix. Cover the seeds with a fine layer of potting mix. Place the containers in a brightly lit location out of...

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How to Grow Succulents from Seeds

 Succulents are great plants to grow that require very little care : sun, good drainage and very little water. They can be used to create beautiful arrangements that will live forever.  Growing succulents from seeds is so much fun and easy when you follow these simple rules. You will need to get some shallow sprouting trays with a lot of holes in them; this allows for water to drain quickly from the planting medium when your seedlings are very young and fragile.  You can use special cactus and succulent soil or you can simply use sand. If you do use sand make sure it is pesticide free.  Before you sow your seeds, make sure your sand or soil is...

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