Nancy's Almanac, March 26, 2014: Guides to soil temps

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Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:00 am

Several factors determine a seed's success in germinating. Among them are soil temperature, moisture, the amount of light reaching the seed and the viability of the seed itself.

Some seeds only germinate in the dark, so they need to be covered by soil, others require light, so their cover of soil should be minimal at best.

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