hi ,has anyone got any tips for sowing seeds in this cold weather
Which seeds?-not all need heat anyway
I always sow them indoors at the moment and move out later its too cold on a night at the moment. Just pop on the window sill in a propagator.
Here's a link which makes a couple of useful points.
However, my guess is that you are looking for specific tips based on personal experience with particular seeds. Are you thinking of indoor planting?
to plant are seeds i want to sow are beetroot , spring onions , radish, lettuce
They do not need heat-it probably says that on the seed packet-in fact lettuce will not germinate if it gets too warm
Sow the seed in a cold greenhouse-or outside now
cj - I've recently done beetroot, spring onions and lettuce in the greenhouse (unheated). Good luck
HI I sow flower seeds indoors.In my dining room (my family love me lol)
I have afew plastic greenhouses but going to use them for hardening off as it is so cold still.
I have recently successfully germinated flower seedlings Pansys, Aubrietia, cosmos,Petunia,sweet william,coleus,Dahlia,Livingstone Daisy,Antirrhinum, and alot more using trays and plastic covering .
In my south facing dining room. I was terrified at first that they wouldnt germinate but they did and I am delighted.
I am sowing veg seeds outsside in unheated plastic greenhouse, a case of fingers crossed as it is so cold.
I also made seed trays out of everything I could find remembering to put drainage holes in them all. I cant afford to buy heat mats etc so i kept it basic.
Best of luck xxx
You do exactly as I do Wendy!! That last picture looks like the contents of one of my spare recycling boxes. I keep them all, 'just in case'.