How to plant marigold seeds indoors


How to plant marigold seeds indoors in your garden

And here’s a quick tip for starting your marigolds indoors in pots before planting them in the garden:

In fact, it’s easy to grow marigolds indoors in a pot for a number of reasons:

You can get more flower starting time by planting the seeds in an indoor container earlier than you would if planting them in the garden

You can start them in a container so they are ready to transplant when you put them in the garden

You can grow them in a room that isn’t exposed to the elements and can keep a constant temperature without the fluctuations of your outside garden

Marigolds don’t seem to mind if their soil is dry or wet so you don’t have to worry about watering too much or too little (if you need to)

You can reuse your pots after you transplant your marigolds in the garden – they’re more delicate than the soil so they won’t survive as well outdoors

In this post, you’ll learn how to start your marigolds indoors, as well as when and how to transplant them to your garden when they’re ready.

Planting Marigolds: When to Start

When should you plant your marigolds? There are two main times to start your marigolds:

Mid-March – According to Extension agent Kevin Reeves, the Marigold SAGE Institute recommends planting your marigolds during mid-March because:

“Seedlings are often still small and compact with the roots only beginning to explore the soil.”

– According to Extension agent Kevin Reeves, the Marigold SAGE Institute recommends planting your marigolds during mid-March because: Plant your seeds closer together so you don’t need to separate them once they germinate

so you don’t need to separate them once they germinate Space plants enough to allow for plenty of roots to grow

If you’re waiting for plants to be larger before planting them in the garden, or you live in a colder area where you want to plant your marigolds earlier, there are a few things you need to consider first:

When you purchase a packet of marigold seeds, check to make sure you’re buying them in the correct quantity for your space. You might be surprised at how many seeds you need to plant



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