HAVE: planting seeds for spring swap?

jburesh1388(z8 WA)January 13, 2006

I've never been to the spring swap, but was thinking I could start a bunch of seeds in doors and bring extras of the starts to the swap. Do you think it is too soon to start flower/vege seeds?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

My opinion, most annuals are best started about 6 weeks before transplanting. Any earlier and they become somewhat unwieldy by the time they are ready to be transplanted. But you can count on the fact that people will be running a spring fever in early March. I have gladly traded for the tiniest of seedlings in little peat pots at the Spring Green Elephant. I say bring some starts and see if you start a new trend.

You can also sow seeds at the potting bench. I will provide soil, ID tags, some pots and flats, and you can sow seeds right there, or transplant seedlings the day of the swap.

It's all good.


    Bookmark   January 15, 2006 at 8:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jburesh1388(z8 WA)

Thanks for the encouragement Jim! I don't have many flowers to trade and so the seed starts idea. I'll plant a bunch and see what happens. Any one have any vege wants?

    Bookmark   January 15, 2006 at 8:47PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
2nd annual 'Shovel Prune' plant swap
Just wanted remind people to start thinking about,...
WANTED: Milkweed
I live in Eugene OR. Does anyone have a suggestion...
HAVE: No trade needed: Cutting bamboo, canna, musa basjoo pup
Eugene: Cutting bamboo, very tall, medium diameter Cannas;...
HAVE: Spring Green Elephant Plant Swap, Sat, Mar 7, Redmond
You are invited to the Spring Green Elephant Plant...
WANTED..Elderberry bush cutting Please
I really would like to have a elderberry bush so if...
Sponsored Products
Emerson Leather Sofa - Brighton Black Black
Joybird Furniture
Brooke 7 Piece Rectangular Dining Table Set - Coffee - 216-154K7P
Domi Chrome One-Light Halogen Wall Sconce with Cherry Glass
$157.50 | Bellacor
Palm Springs Block Beach Towel - GREEN (BEACH TOWEL)
$60.00 | Horchow
Ninja MC701 3-in-1 Cooking System
Fosters Point Planter With Spiral Boxwood T9626L
Beyond Stores
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™