self-sow


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self-sow

(sĕlf′sō′)
intr.v. self-sowed (-sōd′), self-sown or self-sowed, self-sow·ing, self-sows
To reproduce or spread by natural dispersion of seed: a plant that self-sows readily.

self-sow

(or self-seeding) A term that describes a plant that, without assistance, sheds viable seed which germinate around the parent plant.
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Author Kristin Green will discuss her new book, "Plantiful: Start Small, Grow Big with 150 Plants That Spread, Self-Sow, and Overwinter,'' 1 p.
Many garden plants will self-sow in the fall without any help from me- dill, squash, sunflowers, annual flowers, cucumbers, chamomile.
This plant never fails to self-sow, but beware if you have small children for the seeds are highly noxious.
This clumping goldenrod is drought-and heat-tolerant, making it a great choice for dry meadow landscapes where it can self-sow.
If you want a more organised display, collect the seeds before they self-sow, so you can control where they appear in the garden.
Collecting seeds before they self-sow gives you control over where they appear
They can be grown in sun or partial shade and will self-sow once established.
Many varieties self-sow freely, so you may be blessed with volunteer seedlings next season.
Once they're established, trilliums lead a long, happy life and If you're lucky they'll self-sow so you can pot on your lifted seedlings
Once they're established, trilliums lead a long, happy life and If you're lucky they'll self-sow so you can pot on your lifted seedlings Before planting, we excavate a decent hole in between the tree roots and incorporate as much leaf mould and/or homemade compost as we can.
Other than a few plants such as hollyhocks and plants that we wish to self-sow, plants should not be allowed to set a crop of seed.
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