Growing daisies from seeds is a simple and rewarding process. Here's a general guide on how to grow daisy seeds:

Materials Needed:

Daisy seeds
Seed trays or small pots
Seed starting mix or well-draining potting soil
Watering can or spray bottle
Plastic wrap or a humidity dome
Grow lights or a sunny windowsill
Fertilizer (optional)
Garden soil (if transplanting outdoors)

Starting Indoors (Optional):

While daisies can be directly sown outdoors, starting seeds indoors allows for better control of the germination environment. Begin indoors 6-8 weeks before the last expected frost.
Preparing Seed Trays or Pots:

Fill seed trays or small pots with a seed starting mix or a well-draining potting soil. Moisten the soil thoroughly.
Sowing Seeds:

Scatter the daisy seeds over the soil surface, pressing them gently into the soil. Daisies require light for germination, so do not cover them with soil.
Misting or Watering:

Mist the surface with water using a spray bottle or water gently with a watering can. Ensure the soil remains consistently moist during the germination period.
Covering Seeds:

To create a humid environment for germination, cover the trays or pots with plastic wrap or place them in a plastic dome. This helps retain moisture.

Daisy seeds typically germinate in 10-20 days. Once the seedlings emerge, remove the plastic cover and place the trays or pots in a location with bright, indirect light.
Providing Light:

If growing indoors, place the seedlings under grow lights or on a sunny windowsill where they can receive at least 6 hours of sunlight daily.
Transplanting (Optional):

Once the seedlings have grown large enough and the risk of frost has passed, you can transplant them outdoors. Choose a location with well-draining soil.
Outdoor Planting:

If sowing directly outdoors, wait until after the last frost date. Prepare the soil by removing weeds and adding organic matter for improved fertility.

Space the daisy plants according to the specific variety's recommendations, typically between 12 to 24 inches apart.

Water the daisies regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist. Once established, daisies are relatively drought-tolerant.
Fertilization (Optional):

If the soil is not particularly fertile, you can apply a balanced fertilizer during the growing season, following package instructions.
Deadheading (Optional):

Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and to maintain a neat appearance.
Growing daisies from seeds is a straightforward process, and with proper care, you can enjoy the cheerful blooms of these versatile flowers in your garden.


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