You have everything you need to start your new garden – you have your seeds, your soil, your trays, and your grow lights. You plant a few seeds, mark the expected date of germination on your calendar, and then, you wait.
But nothing happens.
What gives? Why haven’t your seeds germinated?
It is common for both professional and beginning gardeners alike to lose some seeds in the germination process, but if you find that this is a recurring issue, you may want to revisit your gardening practices.
There are some common reasons why your seeds didn’t germinate – and how to fix it will depend on the ultimate cause. Here are some tips to help you avoid this annoying issue next time.