Hollyhock seed need light to germinate. See this person’s tip on starting them in a dish of water.
How to make a tincture from the plants, how to increase the beneficial insects that visit your garden by growing them, how to use them as cut flowers and how they add beauty to your garden….For all the other benefits here is a link….http://www.growveg.com/growblogpost.aspx?id=260
With the calender quickly turning to August you might think you’re out of time for new plantings. But with a few quick crops you can fill in those empty garden spaces and your dinner plate before the season winds down.