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1
 Mixing my own starter mix- advice needed
       • Posted by: Kevinitis none on Thu, Mar 8, 12 at 13:26
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Mar 17, 12 at 9:55
Last year, instead of buying pre-made seed starter mix, I figured that I would save money and mix my own for my vegetable garden. Following the ingredients on some widely available seed starting mixes, I started with an approximately 50/50 mix of
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 Newbie needs to know your recipe for seed starting soil
       • Posted by: socalgardengal 10/24 SoCal on Thu, Jan 31, 13 at 22:59
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Feb 6, 13 at 16:24
Hello, I'm fairly new to growing seeds(2 months) and I buy Miracle grow seed starting soil but it is getting expensive. $7 a bag. Can anyone out there tell me their best homemade mix recipes please??? Thank you for your help :) Follow-Up Po
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 Seed starting questions about soil mix and other Qs
       • Posted by: Lesuko 5, Boulder CO on Thu, Mar 22, 12 at 13:02
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 17, 14 at 22:17
(I'm reposting this since it was added under a previous thread) This is my second year starting seeds (first year was herbs and easy stuff). This year I'm using Jiffy organic seed starting mix. Has anyone used this? It doesn't seem to soak u
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 Soil blocks-ABC's and recipes
       • Posted by: Cash321 5 on Wed, Mar 7, 12 at 9:51
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 19, 12 at 20:35
I would appreciate any guidance from fellow gardeners on the use of seed blocks. I have read the older trails on peat pots. And would like to make my own blocks as peat pots appear to be the scourge of seed starting! I bought a metal, medium
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 Help: Veganic Seed Starter Mix from Scratch w/o Peat, Perlite, Ve
       • Posted by: djmasturbeat 5-Cbus,OH on Wed, Dec 11, 13 at 12:58
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Dec 21, 13 at 15:11
So as the title suggests, I want to make a Vegan Organic Seed Starter Mix from Scratch w/o Peat, Perlite, or Vermiculite. NB: this means also no bone meal, blood meal, feather meal, fish emulsion, or shell fish, or other slaughterhouse product
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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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 jiffy mix is too boggy for self-watering seed propogation
       • Posted by: ydfz deep south texas 9 on Tue, Nov 27, 12 at 0:26
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Dec 10, 12 at 14:51
hello friends i have engineered some self-watering seed-starting trays for the coming season. they function similarly to how i would imagine the burpee ultimate growing system does (i mention this for reference only). anyway, the system do
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 Seedling Watering w/o Plastic Dome
       • Posted by: Bill1897 6b on Wed, Mar 14, 12 at 22:53
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Mar 21, 12 at 14:05
I have four 72-cell Jiffy tray with seeds of various vegetable varieties. I originally had the plastic cover on to keep the moisture on but a few seedlings in each tray began to emerge so I took each lid off. The majority of seedlings have not spr
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 Yellow Sprouts -- something is wrong
       • Posted by: runswithscissors 4/5 MT on Mon, Apr 1, 13 at 22:58
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 2, 13 at 20:56
I have a whole greenhouse full of sadness. My germination rates this year are terrible, and of those that are up, they are sick. Growing medium: 1/4 peatmoss, 1/4 coir sawdust, 1/4 vermiculite, 1/4 compost. (plus some perilite for plants
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 Seed media
       • Posted by: boysselle5 8a on Tue, Apr 24, 12 at 15:45
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 24, 12 at 18:36
Hello: I'd like to know your soil recipe to start seeds. Thank you Follow-Up Postings: RE: Seed media Posted by: digdirt 6 -7 AR ( Return to the Growing from Seed Forum | Post a Follow-Up Seed media Poste
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 Germination Frustration with Soil Blocks
       • Posted by: biblion z6 CT on Tue, May 22, 12 at 17:42
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jun 11, 12 at 23:52
For the first time this year I have been trying to use soil blocks to germinate seed. I'm using 2 inch blocks. I first tried using the starting mix recipe given by Eliot Coleman, a peat/phosphate/greensand/compost mix. I actually did get about
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 Earwig trap
       • Posted by: oilpainter on Wed, Jun 16, 10 at 0:23
              • 17 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Aug 16, 12 at 15:21
Earwigs were eating my marigolds. I figured there were a lot of little ones around because they stripped a couple to skeletons on Sunday night. When I discovered it on Monday I went to mix up a concoction of Molasses, Oil and Soy Sauce. No Mol
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 Germinating and growing in same pot?
       • Posted by: lisa_z5ny z5 NY on Tue, Apr 1, 14 at 10:56
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Apr 2, 14 at 21:31
Hi, total newbie here to starting seeds indoors! Can you germinate and grow seedlings in the same medium/container? Can I start my seeds in commercial seed starter mix of some sort in yogurt cups and then just grow them in it until they are re
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 Seed bombs
       • Posted by: leahsurfer 8 on Tue, Aug 27, 13 at 9:09
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Sep 12, 13 at 15:45
Howdy all, I am getting married, and being that I am an avid gardener, I was thinking of making seed bombs for a wedding favor. There are so many sites about different recipes and colors and whatnot, but I can't help but be critical of th
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 Guide To Help Others Germinate Lettuce Seeds Successfully
       • Posted by: soulreaver 6b on Tue, Feb 19, 13 at 8:35
              • 18 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, May 2, 14 at 18:38
Lettuce seeds can be one of the most difficult seeds to uniformly germinate due to thermodormancy and photodormancy. Lettuce will not germinate well if temps are too high or if seeds are in the dark. For a near 100% germination rate this is what
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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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 Novice gardener needs advice regarding buying seeds.
Earlier this year, I decided to try my hand at this gardening thing for the first time. I'm more of a
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 Having trouble growing petunia from seed
       • Posted by: gatormn 4 on Thu, Apr 25, 13 at 18:24
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Feb 10, 14 at 1:29
I have bought some petunia from online place but could only find the wave petunia at $3.00 for only 15 seeds Sounds like such a rip off and when I planted them only have germinated and the rest just grew a bit and fell over. Now I waisted mone
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