Sow lettuce seeds on a window sill


You will need:

  • Seed tray and lid or plant pot and plastic bag
  • Seed compost
  • Seeds
  • Water spray



  • Fill your tray or pot 2 thirds full with soil and loosely pat down.
  • Sow your seeds as directed on the packet.
  • Cover lightly with seed compost.
  • Spray lightly with water to cover but not soak with water.
  • Cover with a lid or plastic bag held in place with an elastic band.
  • Place on a warm window sill, keeping moist.
  • Once the first shoots appear which should take between 1-3 weeks let some air in.