General tips on soaking seed:
Mon, 08 Jan 2007 10:45:17 PST
On 7 Jan 07, at 9:15, Coffee Camp wrote:

> I'm interested that Rodger of Canada soaks all seeds for up to 2
> weeks.  

> But what determines your length of soaking Rodger?

Sheer laziness! I start them soaking, keep an eye on them and tend to 
them as required, but sow only when I'm in the mood to go through the 
requisite rituals. It gets tiresome cutting the heads off those 
chickens, you know, and the voodoo gods are fairly demanding. (Is 

> Do you soak until they begin to sprout? 

No. I'm actually opposed to trying to force seeds to germinate.

> I'd be afraid they'd rot in the meantime.

Regular changes of water prevent this. The only rot is in infertile 
seeds, generally speaking.

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate

on beautiful Vancouver Island

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