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Asked by
Anonymous on
September 11, 2017

Q. Growing wildflowers

Do wildflowers come up looking like weeds?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
September 11, 2017
Certified Expert
A.

Wldflowers are often sold in seed mixes, so it's hard to predict what the plants will look like. Yes, this can make the plants look like a patch of weeds at first.

If the seed packet includes a list of the types of flowers included, you can look up each plant individually to see what its leaves look like when it is a seedling or an older plant. If not, the only way to tell is to wait for them to flower.

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Asked by
Anonymous on
November 11, 2017

Q. wild plants

How can we grow wild plants?

Answered by
MichiganDot on
November 11, 2017
A.

It is illegal to remove plants from private, state and federal lands. Your best bet is to find the native plant nursery nearest you; just do an internet search for them. The offer seeds, plants and lots of free advice. Also search for a chapter of WildOnes.org or other native plant group near you. Collecting seed from the wild is not for beginners. First, it is difficult to tell some native plants from their invasive look-alikes. Second, many native seeds have specific germination requirements and may take months before they sprout. Buy from the native plant nursery that is closest to you. They will have the seeds and plants that have evolved and thrived in your climate and soil conditions.

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Asked by
p.c.raff on
April 9, 2018
Highland Park, Illinois zone 5

Q. Transplanting wild flowers from seed from inside to outside.

The flowers are getting pretty tall , it’s till cold here in Illinois, like to plant themuydoors but I don’t think they would survive from the elements. I would love to get any suggestions on what I could do. Thank you, Regards, Patrick Rafferty

Answered by
p.c.raff on
April 9, 2018
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I don't know the answer, I want an answer

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Asked by
Anonymous on
July 6, 2018

Q. Seed Ball Recipe

When creating the recipe for “How to Make Seed Balls” found on your website, are we to measure by weight or volume?

EX: I am using 1-lb of seeds. The volume is around 2-quarts volume.
Do I measure the potting soil, clay mix, and water by weight or volume?

I am creating a family activity to make wildflower seed balls from local flowers. I work at a local history museum.

Thank you,
Mary Ann Ruelas

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
July 6, 2018
Certified Expert
A.

Measure by weight for this project!

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