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 fungus gnats on vegetable seedlings
       • Posted by: love2garden-nc 7 on Fri, Jul 13, 12 at 23:18
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Aug 5, 12 at 11:31
looking for suggestions on getting rid of these pests. I just saw 3 or 4 of them tonight for the first time flying around my flats with fall veggie seedlings. I have read about mixing soap with water and spraying plants and soil. anyone know if th
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 Slow, slow seedling growth, mildew gnats?
       • Posted by: jasminehearted 8 on Thu, Feb 14, 13 at 17:06
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Feb 21, 13 at 15:55
Hello All, I wanted to be really brave this year and start a variety of plants from seeds. I have peppers, tomatos, and a variety of flowering plants like lisianthus, begonias, and sweetpea. I'm having a terrible time - I do as much resea
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 please help....I got my first fungus gnat and I don't why
       • Posted by: njitgrad 6A/6B New Jersey on Wed, Apr 9, 14 at 23:32
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Thu, Apr 10, 14 at 14:00
I don't get it.... I've been watering my seedling flats (veggies, annuals & perennials) about every 5 days or so, each flat on an as-needed basis. Basically I wait until the soil is pretty much dry all the way through in each plant in each fla
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 small flies around thyme sprouts?
       • Posted by: seeddrifter MD on Sat, Mar 2, 13 at 8:28
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Mar 2, 13 at 18:47
I am sprouting thyme from seed, and there seems to be small flies (much smaller than house flies) walking and flying around the soil and sprouts. There are other plants around like basil and cilantro. These are indoors (in the basement) being li
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 Seedling's cotyledons, possible fungus?
       • Posted by: JonnieSilvs none on Thu, Jan 26, 12 at 22:08
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Aug 10, 12 at 2:32
A few months ago, my mother's Hibiscus rosa-sinensis set seed, and I managed to convince her to let the less-than-beautiful seed pod mature on the plant. I got 16 seeds. I planted a few of them under a 150 watt hps lamp and they've been doing
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 Is a dome really nessesary?
OK so I have a mini portable 4 shelf greenhouse with a plastic covering. I suspended a grow light above each shelf and positioned them 3
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 gnats and seedlings
       • Posted by: njitgrad NE NJ on Sun, Apr 28, 13 at 22:32
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 2, 13 at 19:43
This is my first year starting from seed and it is going very well so far. Since my seedlings are kept in my garage, I get my fair share of unwelcome winged critters every time the garage door opens. I noticed that since the weather here in NJ has
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 move seed operation to basement?
       • Posted by: njitgrad 6A/6B New Jersey on Wed, Jan 29, 14 at 16:04
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Feb 10, 14 at 16:41
Last year I germinated and raised my first ever seedlings in the garage. With the limited space I have in my garage doing so requires me to reconfigure it so that I could suspend my grow lights from the ceiling via carabiners. This season I a
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 Organic insecticide help needed
       • Posted by: mustgarden Zone 5 on Wed, Mar 7, 12 at 17:47
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Mar 7, 12 at 22:48
I have started hundreds of herbs and tomato plants under lights in my furnace room and all was going well until today, when a few little flying bugs turned into dozens. You can imagine what will be tomorrow if I don't act fast. I had been sprayi
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 skinny hairlike creatures ewwww
       • Posted by: rofl57 on Tue, Apr 17, 12 at 13:47
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 17, 12 at 22:19
I started my begonia bulbs a couple weeks ago and there are what looks like long white filaments or hair on top of the soil, and they move. What are they and what do I do about them? Right now I have the entire pot/plant enclosed in a baggie, bu
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 Problem with tomato seedlings
       • Posted by: rhewhton 7a on Sun, Apr 8, 12 at 21:41
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 23, 13 at 21:51
Around March 7 I started tomato seedlings. They germinated fine but since then have not done well. The top of the leaves are very dark green and the underside of the leaves and stems are reddish-purple. As the weeks have gone by the older leaves
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 Leaf Problems
       • Posted by: penguinsrock09 5 on Mon, Apr 9, 12 at 14:56
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 10, 12 at 19:11
I have noticed over the past week that the majority of my seedlings of all varieties are starting to get white spots on the leaves. I've attached a picture of an eggplant seedling as reference. Now I've looked all over and can't figure out what
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 Algae Issue Using ProMix BX
I'm aware of some the reasons algae forms......... excess moisture, poor air circulation, wrong temps, but I guess my question would be.........
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 problem with carica papaya seedling survival
Hi I live in a temperate zone, have a large conservatory, its mid summer now. My papaya seedlings (ex shop fruit)get to 1cm 1/4
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 Do I need to fertilize if I'm using ProMix?
       • Posted by: lucilleclifton Zone 4 on Sat, Mar 29, 14 at 14:17
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Apr 3, 14 at 7:21
I finally got a grow light arrangement and started my first flats of seedlings this spring. I have a few cells that still need to germinate, but also some happy baby plants. I started things on March 18. Questions from a newbie... The FAQ says
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 Damping Off disease and Chamomile
Specific inquiry to Chamomile; proven or myth? I am interested in
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 HELP! Damping off!
       • Posted by: Desirai 7B on Mon, Mar 11, 13 at 11:46
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Mar 16, 13 at 13:02
Help! My seeds have been growing great, until the past couple days they have all started to wilt miserably. It must be damping off... how can I save them? Is there anything I can do? Follow-Up Postings: Return to the Growing from S
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 What brand of potting soil do you prefer?
       • Posted by: eleanor_rigby z5 OH on Sat, Feb 11, 06 at 18:43
              • 41 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Mar 21, 14 at 21:15
I used to exclusively use Metro Mix by Scott's for starting seedlings. The garden center where I used to buy it no longer sells it. I have tried Fafard's 4M Professional Mix. It is ok. What brands are your favorites? Eleanor Follow-
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 The cinnamon trick.
       • Posted by: LullabyF360 8a on Sat, Feb 2, 13 at 11:04
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sat, Feb 2, 13 at 11:57
I was recently told that sprinkling cinnamon on a pepper seedlings that has begun to wilt or show signs of damping off will spruce it back up. It would also keep the ants away. Does anyone know if cinnamon could be used on other sproutlings? Are t
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 Alpine Strawberry Seeds
       • Posted by: mcantrell Twin Falls, ID (5-6) on Sat, Aug 9, 08 at 10:43
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Feb 20, 14 at 7:30
So, I am attempting to get some Alpine Strawberry plants started, and have had quite a bit of trouble. On a whim, I purchased 3 packets from Swallowtail Garden Seeds and forgot about them for a few weeks. Once I remembered, I planted each one
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