The seeds can be sown directly into the pots or flower beds. The beds have to be prepared finely by adding compost. The seeds have to be sown at one cm depth with two seeds per hill (in hybrids one seed per hill) and one food apart.
Water the beds gently and maintain the moisture of the beds by regular watering. Once the seeds have germinated, thin out the seedlings to maintain one seedling per hill.
for medium sized flower varieties viz. African marigold, aster, acroclinium, centuarea, chrysanthemum, coreopsis, cosmos, French, marigold, gaillardia, gazania, gomphrena, helichrysum, melampodium, mirabills, vinca, zinnia etc.
The nursery beds have to be prepared finely by adding compost. Grooves of half cm deep have to be made and covered with thin layer of soil. Drench the bed with captain or blue copper solutions @3g per liter of water. Cover the beds with straw of paper. The seeds take 4-6 days to germinated, as soon as you see that the seeds are just germinating, remove the straw or paper. After four weeks the seedlings will be read for transplanting to flower beds or big pots.