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Start your own vegetable or flower garden today with these gardening videos on seeds and planting.
You Will Need
- Sharp knife
- Razor blade
- Nail clippers
- Nail file
- Sulfuric acid (optional)
Use sharp knife
Use a sharp knife, razor blade, or small nail clippers to nick the outer coat.
Rub the seed with a nail file or sandpaper.
Soak in water
Soak the seed in water prior to planting.
Remove when swells
Remove the seed from the water when the seed swells. Then remove the outer shell with your hand.
Plant the seeds according to package directions when the outer shell is off.