When do I plant pansy SEEDS?
I read in a gardening magazine for the Midwest that early August is the time to sow pansy seeds, and that they will overwinter and bloom in spring. Every garden center I've been to recently has not one packet of any kind of seed. Our last few winters here have been very mild - rotating between slight freezes and degrees in the 60's. I need something to overplant my spring-flowering bulbs. Also, is it possible for pansies to survive (preferably thrive) in semi - full shade, or is this an absolute no no?
Forgive me if these are dumb questions, but I honestly don't know the answers to them. Thank you in advance for all responses!