Snapdragon seeds are pretty easy to germinate and grow, but be forewarned: the seeds are teeny tiny and can make you feel like you are going crosseyed. Sowing them takes a steady hand and a bit of patience, but it is totally worth it when you see the pretty blooms later in the season. Be sure to barely cover them and water them from the bottom (see our Seed Starting 101 photo tutorial for more details) until they are big enough to withstand a heavier overhead drink.
Getting Started as a Flower Farmer Shared From MOTHER EARTH NEWS Written by:Lynn Byczynski I get up at dawn and drink a cup of coffee on the porch as the red sun inches over the hillside. Then I head down to the field, just a stone’s throw from the house, and wade into the neat rows […]
Gracie Paulson's childhood dream of having an intimate rose garden just like her grandma's grew into something far greater: Today she has 10 acres of breathtaking organic blossoms that floral designers order by the truckload. She shares her path from nine-to-fiver to California flower farmer, and her tips for cultivating your own blooms.