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 Do I need special growlights for starting seeds?
The consensus among the many experienced gardeners at GardenWeb is that ordinary 40-watt fluorescent bulbs, in standard 'shoplight' type fixtures (inexpensive and widely available at home-improvement and general retail stores) are adequate for the h
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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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 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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 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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 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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 There's Something Growing on My Soil
Algae and Mold are fostered by conditions too damp or too little light and insufficient ventilation. Fungus spores can exist in soils. All soil should be sterilized before using for sowing seeds. Airborne spores can still settle on damp soil and begi
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 Easy Hardening-Off Method
Get some cheapo plastic laundry baskets from the dollar store....you may even have some on hand already. Use the baskets that have a wide open-weave pattern in their sidewalls. Invert them over the flats of seeds you are hardening off outs
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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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 How Do I Determine When to Begin Sowing My Plant Seeds
It depends upon how much time you have to care for seedlings before they are tranplanted into permanent spots in the garden. If you are growing garden annuals that you want blooming as soon as they go into the ground they need to be started indoo
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 Grow lights
       • Posted by: pmcaddis none on Fri, Feb 21, 14 at 21:22
              • 42 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 10, 14 at 23:08
Does the type of light you use matter for starting seedlings indoors? We removed some standard fluorescent tube lights (T12) from our kitchen a couple of years ago during a remodel and I could easily set these up as grow lights. Will these work
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 Growing with non-tube light?
I'm using a 60w CFL grow light with a 65w
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 Growing under lights
       • Posted by: little_acorn 10 on Mon, Apr 1, 13 at 13:23
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jan 7, 14 at 6:58
I am looking and have pursued the Light Stand 1 Tray Aluminum from Harris Seed. I would like to know if anyone has this grow light system and what you think of it? I was looking at Hydrofarm grow light systems and after checking there Cus
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 Show your light setups
       • Posted by: franknjim 5 Peoria IL on Thu, Feb 2, 12 at 11:07
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Mar 1, 12 at 15:43
I didn't see a recent thread for showing how people have their lights setup so I thought I would start one. I just started setting things up and sowing seeds two days ago and have a long ways to go. I am ordering a lot more flower seeds tomorr
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 Changed my mind...building my own Grow Light Setup
       • Posted by: SneakyP86 7B on Wed, Feb 13, 13 at 2:27
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Feb 27, 13 at 21:40
I was going to buy a grow light setup I found on Craigslist but it had T12 bulbs which I know are fine but not as efficient as they could be and they are going to quit making the T12 fixtures or so they say. Which I'm sure will make the price of b
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 Seed starting kits and lighting
I started posting under someone's previous post (
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 Need narrow, tall, cat proof grow light setup
       • Posted by: ginnyginny Zone 9 Calif on Wed, Jan 4, 12 at 14:19
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Jan 11, 12 at 23:25
I have done a little propagating of seed and cuttings with my Hydrofarm 4' light setup. I had it in the cold garage but decided it should be inside my warm house even though I using a heat mat and cover. I have two questions - will I be happ
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 minimum light requirements
       • Posted by: njitgrad 6A/6B New Jersey on Thu, Nov 7, 13 at 9:06
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Nov 19, 13 at 23:02
I have a 2 foot grow light and 4 foot workshop light. Last season (my first growing from seed) wIth the combination of these two I was able to work a rotating schedule of providing 12-16 hours of light to a total of 6 flats (3 at a time) using
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 how much light for seedlings?
       • Posted by: kawaiineko_gardener 5a on Thu, Dec 27, 12 at 18:04
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Jan 2, 13 at 19:11
I am basically referring to seedlings being grown for transplants. I need to know how many hours per day you give them with light you would give them initially (i.e. after they've germinated and when they're 'newborne seedlings') I also know
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 Which fluorescent lights?
       • Posted by: lilpetunia MA on Sun, Mar 24, 13 at 8:30
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 25, 13 at 9:14
This will be my first year trying to grow seedling under lights, I was finally able to convince my dad to allow it, I think he assumed we needed expensive grow lights and we are on a very tight budget. I'm tired of my seedlings getting spindly and
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 is there a max distance between plant growing light
       • Posted by: coeng NE NJ on Wed, Apr 17, 13 at 0:31
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Apr 17, 13 at 18:41
Now that I transplanted a bunch of my tomatoes, cukes, zucchini, yellow squash, and string beans (see pics) to larger containers, I no longer have enough space under my growing lights to give them all 16 hours of light. For the time being I d
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