I’ve often wondered how to grow alpines from seed but never tried until this year.

In my latest diary for the Alpine Garden Society website I have documented the successes and failures of my alpine seed planting.

The 23 packets of seeds were bought for just £10 from the Alpine Garden Society exchange.  This fantastic scheme helps keen alpine growers to expand their collections cheaply.   For beginners like me, it’s a great chance to source easy to grow alpines to get my collection going.

I’ve had some great successes and the odd failure but now have at least 40 little pots of healthy looking alpines to plant out and flower next year.

Click here to read the article.

arisaema flavum seedling