Using a Seed Planter for Growing Tomato Seedlings

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How to use a seed planter for growing tomato seedlings; get professional tips and advice from an expert on growing your own fruits and vegetables in this free gardening video. View Video Transcript

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A while ago in the last segment we talked about the little seed planter. I am going to load a few seeds in it and we are going to attempt to show the difference between using a less than $4 mechanism like this as opposed to using your fingers to plant. Okay, I loaded a few seeds in there, we'll put the little top back on it and we will come over here to my flats and these have individual cells. There are 6 of them. If you've bought plants at the nursery or something like that, you would have bought them in 6 packs. There is a little groove in the side of this plunger and when I push down on the plunger, that groove is going to take 1 or 2 seeds out of the chamber. Oops, that was several of them there. There's 1, not having a lot of luck getting 1 or 2 seeds out. There's 1, there's 1, there's a couple. It is dropping out 1 or 2 seeds.