How to Test Seeds for Viability

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How to Test Seeds for Viability
How to Test Seeds for Viability
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If you've been gardening for a while, then it's possible that you have accumulated packets of seeds that have yet to be planted. How can you tell if those seeds will grow? With this tutorial on How to Test Seeds for Viability, you can determine which seeds will sprout and grow prior to planting them in the garden. The beginner-friendly indoor garden idea takes very little time to set up and just might show results in as little as two or three days. This tutorial is budget-friendly, too, and uses common household supplies. You'll save yourself plenty of aggravation in the garden this spring when you use this tutorial! This project is also great for kids to try.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteLonger than a weekend

MaterialsNature Material

Primary TechniqueGardening



Project TypeLearn a Technique

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great and helpful idea - frequently discover seeds saved from two or three years ago and forgotten


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