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Woolworth's Discovery Garden plants quickly become one of the most popular supermarket promotions that Australia has ever seen (the full set is pictured)

Why your Woolworths Discovery Garden plants don't grow: guide reveals the right season for every seed – and some should NOT be planted in the spring

  • Woolworths Discovery Garden has received rapt applause from shoppers
  • There are 24 seedlings to collect and you get one for every $ 30 you spend
  • But most families plant the seedlings immediately instead of waiting
  • Every herb, flower or vegetable is meant to be planted in a different season
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Woolworth's Discovery Garden plants quickly become one of the most popular supermarket promotions that Australia has ever seen.

The national grocer sells 24 different herbs, flowers and vegetables to shoppers who have $ 30 or more in store during a transaction.

But for those who don't see the seeds growing, it could be because they were planted in the wrong season.

Woolworth's Discovery Garden plants quickly become one of the most popular supermarket promotions that Australia has ever seen (the full set is pictured)

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Woolworth's Discovery Garden plants quickly become one of the most popular supermarket promotions that Australia has ever seen (the full set is pictured)

When should you plant each seedling?

Basil: Spring to summer

Beetroot: Late winter to fall

Bok Choi: Spring to fall

Cabbage: Summer to fall

Carrot: All year round except the winter in cool areas

Camomile: Spring to early summer

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chives: Spring to fall

Coriander: Spring to summer

Cress: Every season

Dianthus: Spring and fall

Lettuce: Late winter to fall

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Onion: Fall to winter

Oregano: Spring to fall

Parsley: Spring to fall

Rocket ship: Every season

Spinach: Late summer to winter

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Tomato: Early spring to summer

Sunflower: Spring to early summer

Dill: Spring to fall

Kale: Late summer to winter

& # 39; All seeds have different growing seasons and you must be patient before planting them, & # 39; community group Plastic free Brisbane wrote on Facebook.

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& # 39; Do not do what we did, that is an insane stream of blood to the head and start planting every seed as soon as you get them. & # 39;

For example, kale seeds are meant to be sown in late summer to early winter, so if you prepare them now, in the spring, they will not thrive.

& # 39; Don't do what we did, that's an insane blood flow to the head and start planting every seed as soon as you get them & # 39;

& # 39; Don't do what we did, that's an insane blood flow to the head and start planting every seed as soon as you get them & # 39;

For example, kale seeds are meant to be sown in late summer to early winter, so if they are prepared now, in the spring, they will not thrive

For example, kale seeds are meant to be sown in late summer to early winter, so if they are prepared now, in the spring, they will not thrive

& # 39; All seeds have different growing seasons and you have to be patient before planting them & # 39 ;, wrote community group Plastic-free Brisbane on Facebook

The best plants in Australia's current climate are basil, bok choi, carrot, chamomile, chive, coriander, cress, dianthus, dill, oregano, parsley, rocket, tomato, and sunflowers.

The best plants in Australia's current climate are basil, bok choi, carrot, chamomile, chive, coriander, cress, dianthus, dill, oregano, parsley, rocket, tomato, and sunflowers.

The best plants in Australia's current climate are basil, bok choi, carrot, chamomile, chive, coriander, cress, dianthus, dill, oregano, parsley, rocket, tomato, and sunflowers.

The best plants in Australia's current climate are basil, bok choi, carrot, chamomile, chive, coriander, cress, dianthus, dill, oregano, parsley, rocket, tomato, and sunflowers.

In the meantime, spinach, onions and cabbage are better suited to different seasons, namely late summer to fall.

& # 39; Thank you, I really had to rush inside and plant them all. These are great tips, & # 39; a mother commented under the post on social media.

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Woolworths have also given other clues as to why your plants might not sprout, and it means that they get too much or too little water, the seeds are not covered with sufficient soil, or the soil is packed too tightly.

& # 39; Thank you, I really had to rush inside and plant them all. These are great tips, & # 39; a mother commented under the post on social media

& # 39; Thank you, I really had to rush inside and plant them all. These are great tips, & # 39; a mother commented under the post on social media

& # 39; Thank you, I really had to rush inside and plant them all. These are great tips, & # 39; a mother commented under the post on social media

Plastic-free Brisbane emphasized that the pots supplied by Woolworths can dry out fairly quickly if left in the sun, but placing in old strawberry trays works like a mini-greenhouse

Plastic-free Brisbane emphasized that the pots supplied by Woolworths can dry out fairly quickly if left in the sun, but placing in old strawberry trays works like a mini-greenhouse

Plastic-free Brisbane emphasized that the pots supplied by Woolworths can dry out fairly quickly if left in the sun, but placing in old strawberry trays works like a mini-greenhouse

Other reasons why your seeds don't sprout

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Seed performance is subject to growing conditions.

Most seeds must germinate within 1-2 weeks of planting, although some may take longer.

However, some seeds cannot germinate and if you still do not see a seedling, this may be because:

* The soil has not been wet enough OR has been too wet.

* The seeds were not covered with sufficient soil.

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* The ground was too tightly packed. * The pots were placed somewhere too windy, too cold or too hot.

Source: Woolworths

& # 39; Seed performance is subject to growing conditions. Most seeds should grow within 1-2 weeks of planting, although some may take longer, & the company said.

Plastic-free Brisbane emphasized that the pots supplied by Woolworths can dry out fairly quickly if left in the sun, but placing them in old strawberry pots works like a mini-greenhouse.

It retains moisture and keeps wind, rain and insects away from the seedlings.

Most plants need to be watered daily, but check the soil to make sure they are not saturated.

The Woolworths factories have been so successful that Aldi and Bunnings have released their own plant-related sales, encouraging customers to grow their own food.

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