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Will my new native plants bloom this year?

From potted plant: Maybe. We sell primarily perennial native plants in pots. Potted plants can be anywhere from 1 month old to 10 years old. We can...
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Can you help to identify a plant?

The most accurate and detailed plant ID is accomplished with a flowering or fruiting structure present and plant specimen in hand. Become familiar ...
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What is your plant/seed guarantee?

Satinflower Nurseries is committed to providing you the highest quality seed and plants. We want you to succeed in establishing natives plants! We ...
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Native plants are like weeds and will hardly need any help to germinate and grow, right?

This may be true for some native wildflowers, but not the majority. Each plant has preferred or ideal growing conditions, and some require very spe...
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I don’t see many flowers in the first spring, does that mean my seeds didn’t work?

You may see some flowers in the first year from our native wildflower blends, but not necessarily all of them will bloom. If your seed doesn’t germ...
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Will birds eat my seeds?

Will birds eat my seeds?

In early fall and early spring some birds may be interested in new seedlings and seeds. Ground birds like Dark-eyed Juncos and Golden-crowned Sparr...
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How can I give my seed mix the best chance of success?

Great question! Timing is critical, we suggest an early fall sowing (September) for best results and in some cases early spring (Feb or early March...
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Will I see all my seeds germinate at once?

Will I see all my seeds germinate at once?

No, in most cases there is a staggered germination for native wildflower blends. Native wildflowers are very diverse and so too are their germinati...
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Can I hand broadcast over a large area?

Yes, large areas can be hand broadcast. Seed spreading tools like hydroseeding machines and belly  grinders can be used as well. For large areas (0...
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How should I blend my seed mix with a carrier?

How should I blend my seed mix with a carrier?

How you blend your seed with a carrier depends on the total volume. A small pail or bucket is sufficient for most mixes. Larger areas may require a...
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How much carrier should I use?

How much carrier should I use?

Carrier volume should be determined by the size area you are trying to cover, not the volume of seed. There is no exact measurement for how much ca...
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What is the purpose of a carrier?

What is the purpose of a carrier?

The purpose of a carrier (e.g. sand, vermiculite, sawdust, or another kind of mixing agent) is to help you achieve even seed distribution, but it i...
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