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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    Hi folks~ ~so many of you know we moved, and it's been amazing! My home was once owned by a master gardener, and my task in life is apparantly going to be to keep up all that he has started..... :smhelp: But most importantly to me are the two raised garden beds in the backyard. I know that 5...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    I have about 20 leggy seedlings, all with 3-4 leaves. Are they goners or should I plant them to see if they will grow? This was my first attempt to start seeds. Any advice would be great! ( I started earlier than suggested to weed out the mistakes so I can do it better come Aug/sept when these...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    These are the seedlings that I posted on Mar 16. Now here they are today Apr 10,potted up into 4 in pots.Final count 232 plants.I won't run out this year!
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    ~This is the first year I've started seeds indoors. I used those expandable peat pellets. Well they're all up and hitting against the plastic dome of the starting box. I think I should be re-potting them in larger containers now using regular potting soil? Do I need to keep them covered still? ~
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    The DW wanted some lighting for sprouting seedlings so she asked me to make some sort of adjustable lighting for her. Below is what I came up with.
  6. Homesteading and gardening 3 April 2009 Transplanting tomatoes. Seedlings moved to a larger pot and placed in greenhouse. Tomato Growing Summary 2009
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    Well, we'll see how this goes. I usually have terrible luck with seeds. I put in... grapette tomatoes arkansas traveller tomatoes "carnival mix" sweet peppers white bush scallop squash early summer crookneck squash 'raven' zucchini 'bush' zucchini sweet slicing cucumbers They're in expanding...
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    i have been so impatient with my planted granted they were in the cold garage they just weren't sprouting as fast as i thought they should be...(okay...i am VERY impatient) .... so in the last 2 days....its a total MIRACLE.....i have seedlings popping their little heads up all over...
  9. Question and Answer
    You guys have convinced me to try starting some flowers from seed, in order to sell them at my yard sale. There have been some great suggestions for containers on here and I'm busy sorting through them to find the one that will work for me. I haven't seen any postings on the best medium to use...
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  11. Homesteading and gardening
    I would. But I admit it's hard. I remember one garden author that I read said if you weren't losing a few seedlings to the first frosts, you weren't planting early enough (or starting enough seedlings for a second go round). He was making money selling produce out of his garden so earlier was...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    My little seedlings are doing great this year. I usually have mixed results with seed-starting, probably in part due to having them in a spot where I don't remember to constantly tend to them. This year I put them in a spot where it is impossible to miss them, and I also have set up a...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    :dancing: The seeds I just planted in the last flat are germinating faster than the others from the week before, but that's ok. I had planted some in red plastic solo cups, so today I went out and put some plastic wrap on the cups to encourage them a bit. I wish it would get warm here. I have...
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