How Does Your Garden Grow: Ziploc Bags and Seeds
The peonies have been planted and it looks like there could be some tulips starting to peek through around the yard. I didn't know I had tulips but that's the fun part about spring inching closer and closer in a new home
I'd mentioned using plastic jugs last week to start seedlings in, I've been keeping them but have yet to put anything together. That's was when I remembered I'd put a lemon seed in a Ziploc bag and what do you know, it sprouted!
You could use this for any type of seed you'd like to get moving faster. Try not to forget them, I also had a bunch of squash seeds, I never wrote what kind and they were going great until they weren't and needed to be thrown out.
It's a super easy process. Take a damp paper towel and place the seed you want to sprout in the middle and pop it in a Ziploc bag and throw it in a dark place. Maybe make a note of the date on your phone and set a reminder to check in a week or so. Honestly, I can't remember how long the lemon seed was in the bag, so I was SO happy when I pulled it out and it looked super healthy with nice roots.
This is my first time growing a lemon tree, not sure exactly what will happen but for now, I am going to be keeping it indoors and watering occasionally. I've watched a few TikToks that say placing your container in a bowl of water and letting the roots soak up as much as they want is best. Better than pouring water on top but to each their own.
Growing a Lemon Tree
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