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 What Types of Containers Can I Use for Seed Sowing?
Seeds don't know what they're sown into, it is not necessary to use traditional containers manufactured for seed and plant uses. I like to use containers with a depth of at least two inches soil so I won't have to water frequently. Wash recy
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 I'm new to growing from seed, how do I get started?
Starting your own plants from seed is one of the most rewarding gardening experiences, it can also save you a small fortune! Also, many species and varieties are simply unavailable unless you 'grow-your-own'. Choosing seeds is the first step,
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 Grow An Avocado Tree!
There's nothing more fun than growing your own Avocado Tree! How do I do it? Open the avocado and remove the pit from the center. You can eat the fruit of the avocado -- it's yummy and is full of nutrients! Wash the avocado pit
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 Fertilizing Seedlings and a Simple Explanation of N-P-K
'When should I fertilize my seedlings?' I begin to fertilize my seedlings a few days after I transplant them. I intially give them a very weak solution of fertilizer.....that's no more than 25% percent strength solution. 'Why is the fer
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 I'd Like to Use My Compost for Seed Sowing, but It's Full of Weeds.
This is a very, very easy fix. I have used homemade compost to sow seeds in. Compost is great, it's rich in nutrients and retains moisture very well. The only drawback is that it can also contain plenty of seeds. It's actually reall
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 OK, my seedlings are growing, now what do I do?
Make sure they get plenty of light (see 'Do I need special lights') and fertilize weekly (see' I'm new to starting seeds...?). When they're big enough to handle,usually when they have 2-3 sets of leaves, it's time to transplant them to individual co
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 What is the dreaded damping-off disease? How do I prevent and/or treat it?
Damping off is a fungal disease which attacks the seedlings at the soil line, withering the stem and causing the seedling to fall over and die. The best prevention is cleanliness! Use a sterile growing medium,preferably one containing milled
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 Transplanting
You can start transplanting right after germination and move seedlings while very small with little or no root disturbance. Gentrly loosen the soil under the roots and prick out individuals carefully, lift by the leaves, not by the stem or you can cr
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 The Baggie Method
There are many different ways to germinate seeds. The Baggie Method is fun and easy to do. This FAQ started as a post on the Growing From Seed Forum and was posted by 'Taryn' on Thu, Mar 6, 03. Other tips in the FAQ have been share
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 What Type of Soil Can I Use in the Flats?
Use the brand you prefer. Some bags will say 'for seed sowing' or something similar on them. Stay away from bags of soil that say weed-free as they may contain chemicals to prevent germination of weed seeds in that soil. Those chemicals will a
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 Cheap containers for seedlings?
       • Posted by: mooserider none on Sat, Feb 16, 13 at 3:44
              • 24 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Feb 24, 13 at 10:03
Hi, I have a problem that I'm hoping someone with some experience can help me out with. I'm planting a ton of native flowers and need a good, cheap way to make containers for them. But they need to be 'transplant-able'. In the past, I've tried usi
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 Where to find bulk 2" square containers?
       • Posted by: gjcore 5 South Aurora Co. on Wed, Mar 27, 13 at 14:40
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Mar 30, 13 at 14:38
Does anyone know where to find a boxful, something like 800 to 1500, of the standard 2 inch square containers. I spent about an hour yesterday google searching and didn't find anything :-( Spending 15 cents each at the local nursery seems exce
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 your fave frugal containers for seed starting?
       • Posted by: mollyjanea z5 RI on Wed, Apr 10, 13 at 12:54
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Apr 15, 13 at 17:27
and how do you minimize transplanting? or justify not minimizing? do you reuse same containers every year?anyone use clay pots? any other input appreciated! Follow-Up Postings: Return to the Growing from Seed Forum | Po
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 When to transplant seedlings to bigger container
       • Posted by: mzmalik none on Wed, Oct 16, 13 at 21:54
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Oct 22, 13 at 1:55
Just what the subject states: when should I transplant seedlings to bigger containers? I have a few seedlings, which I do not personally feel are transplant height, whose roots have started to grow through the drainage holes. I believe it is a cal
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 Styrofoam or Plastic Containers?
       • Posted by: nostalgicfarm 5 on Mon, Feb 6, 12 at 9:54
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Feb 6, 12 at 21:54
I am revamping my gardening this year, starting with my seed-starting. In the past I have bought the inexpensive black trays from W...M... I haven't loved them. I am looking at ordering a few of these ( http://www.gardeners.com/APS-24/APS_Cat,3
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 how many zinnia seedlings in container?
Hi everyone, I am trying to grow zinnia in containers - how many seedlings do I eventually leave in containers and how many I need to transplant? 1)zinnia (thumbelina mix) - seed packet says plant ht 6
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 yellow squash and zucchini varieties for containers
       • Posted by: njitgrad 6A/6B New Jersey on Wed, Nov 13, 13 at 14:41
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Nov 16, 13 at 15:16
I am looking for an appropriate type of yellow squash and zucchini (perhaps vining?) to grow in 20 gallon geopots. Has anyone had success doing this? What varieties work best for you? Do you direct seed or start indoors? Also are squash
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 Mixed Container plants
       • Posted by: superdairyboy none on Wed, Sep 26, 12 at 17:52
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Oct 6, 12 at 11:20
Ok here is what I got. Maybe an Odd variety. I have a Dwarf Elephant plant. Packages of Coleus seeds, and a small hoya plant. I understand the hoya needs a chunky soil, mulch, and the Elephant ear likes it wet. complete oposite
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 starting seeds outside in containers
       • Posted by: bosewichte 5 on Thu, May 3, 12 at 15:16
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, May 4, 12 at 6:52
More questions...but how else will I learn? :) I wanted to make a little container garden for herbs, veggies, and flowers this year with some leftover seed. Today I planted tomatoes, mint, basil, garlic chives, clematis, and a few varieties
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 Fertilizing in self watering containers
       • Posted by: BioTomato PA 7a on Fri, Feb 15, 13 at 19:43
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Feb 16, 13 at 23:06
I plan to have a self-watering capillary mat setup for my seedlings this year and I don't know how I would fertilize. Do I take it off and fertilize? Or can I dilute it in the water enough for constant feeding? Follow-Up Postings:
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