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My 'starting' list

Posted by greylady-gardener (My Page) on
Fri, Dec 28, 07 at 7:59

I have been pouring over seeds and planning what to WS and have finally decided that if I don't stop making lists and changing them every day, I will never get anything planted at all! LOL. Not sure exactly when it is that I will do the actual planting, but I have made a final (!:)) list of what I plan to "START" with and here it is:

White birch
mountain ash
golden chain tree
columbine--dark red
columbine--red star
columbine--light blue
hardy geranium--"hope" it is wargrave pink
verbascum--white blush (I believe)
sweet pea
sweet william--sootie
china aster--double pink
thyme--magic carpet
chilean glory vine
rose--Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Now does anyone that has more experience with WS see any glaring mistakes here? Is everything a good candidate for WS. Any and all advice is gratefully appreciated! :)

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RE: My 'starting' list

Lois - I am wintersowing for the first year so certainly not an expert, but I direct sow columbine, larkspur and hollyhocks so I think they will be okay. And I am wintersowing delphinium, hardy geranium and verbascum this year. I am using the wintersown organization's lists for zone 5, you can access them from, or I have the list for zone 5 and can send to you if you like. I would just want to check the impatiens and chilean glory vine. Happy sowing! thehills

Here is a link that might be useful: Wintersown Organization Seed Lists

RE: My 'starting' list

Thanks for the info. I have saved the site and will give it a good look over when I get the chance.

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