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    Germination Testing at Home

    As a home gardener and seed saver, you can use the same principles of germination testing to make sure your seeds are going to sprout when planted. You may have some packets of seeds that are a few years old, or recently saved some seeds and are curious if they are viable. Seeds are living things and their viability is based on their age, initial quality, species, and storage conditions. One of the easiest ways to determine viability before you plant is to perform an at-home germination test. View Post