Anonymous added on December 26, 2014 | Answered

How can I get better germination from my parsnips? I soak the drill well before sowing. I wait until the soil has warmed (I use the back of my hand.). I tried three sowings this year and got about 10 to germinate.

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Answered on December 29, 2014

I would recommend giving them a little more time. They can take a long time to germinate. Also, make sure you are using fresh seeds. They lose their viability quickly, so make sure you are using seeds that were harvested for this year. This article may also help:

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