Gone To Seed: Gardening with Brendan Vlog Week 2 - Sowing hollyhock, California poppies and cold stratification for lavender demo

Welcome back. In this video I’m doing a few different demonstrations of sowing the cottage garden favourite, hollyhock and yellow Californian poppies indoors, in the hope that both will provide a splash of colour for the garden later this year.
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I’ll also be taking you through the steps to prepare perennial seeds for cold stratification, a process mimicking the effects of a seed lying in the damp. cold soil over winter , which then helps them spring into life once planted. Hope it works...

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