Xeria E-Zine

March 2019

Spring is on the horizon, even here past the 49th parallel.  If you're somewhere south of here, you may already be experiencing some warmer weather.

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Starting plants from seed is one of my favorite ways to get more of them. 

Sempervivum seeds and other hardy succulents are best seeded while there's still some cold weather to stratify them. 

However, you can omit this step by putting the seeds in the freezer for a week or two, then seeding them into flats or pots with sterilized potting soil.

Pasteurizing Soil

But then what do you do once they germinate?  I've written a page for what to do next;

Taking Care of Succulent Seedlings

They will need some feeding at some point.  Find out how to make compost tea;

How to Make Compost Tea

I hope you've enjoyed this edition of Xeria E-Zine.