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What Is Wintering Seeds?

I am just a beginning gardener. What does wintering seeds mean? Thanks.

Mary from Hat Island, Washington

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October 16, 20080 found this helpful

Do you mean "overwintering?" This is the process of chilling seeds to promote germination, also called "stratification." Some seeds need to go through a sort of artificial winter before they will germinate. This can be done outside in flats, in a cool basement or porch, or in the refrigerator.

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November 10, 20090 found this helpful

Go to wintersown.org; it will completely explain.

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