- 2.1 - Fill containers with soil.
- 2.2 - Slightly tap the soil so the seeds adhere well.
- 2.3 - If you want to use old soil, put it in the oven at 100°C for 30 minutes to sterilize it.
Planting the seeds
- 3.1 - Plant the seeds 4 times deeper than the diameter of the seed. For very small seeds, like carrots, simply cover them with a thin layer of soil.
- 3.2 - Follow the recommendations on the packaging or our sowing calendar to plant seeds at the right time and with correct spacing.
- 3.3 - Identify the seeds with little wood sticks.
- 4.1 - Water the seedlings without soaking them – a sprayer is perfect for the task.
- 4.2 - Make sure the water drains appropriately.
- 4.3 - Expose the seedlings to direct sunlight.
Pricking the plants
- 5.1 - Water the plants and wait one hour.
- 5.2 - Fill the individual containers with soil and vermiculite.
- 5.3 - Delicately separate the plants, making sure not to damage the roots.
- 5.4 - Make a hole in the soil of the containers and plant the roots of the young plants to the collar.
- 5.5 - Lightly tap the soil around the plant and water it.
- 5.6 - Place the plant indoors, in the shade, in order for it to regain strength.
Transplanting to the garden
- 6.1 - Start by placing the plants outdoors in the shade for one or two hours during the day.
- 6.2 - Repeat for a few days, leaving them outside longer each day.
- 6.3 - Then, leave them outdoors all day, in moderate sunlight, when there is no risk of them freezing.
- 6.4 - Finally, plant them in the garden all the while respecting the correct spacing between the bulbs and rows.