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Starting From Seed

Posted by goodground z5-6 (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 11, 06 at 0:22

Is it too late to order seeds? I'm gonna get some strawberry seeds, so I was gonna pick up some of their highly recommended tomatoes. I'm probably gonna order them tonight anyway, but I want to know if I still have time? I have a light indoors if needed to speed them along. This is my second year planting and it will be my first time from seed, so all tips are appreciated. Thanks


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RE: Starting From Seed

Almost forgot, what would be a good pot size for a seed to live for about 2 months without transplanting? Thanks


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Just starting on the annuals for this year and did tomatoes seeds today. Wow it was nice out today a solid warm day.

ML


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No, it's not too late as long as they don't hold up your tomatoes too long. The strawberries are perennial, so that is no problem.


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I think you are suppossed to start in the seed starting trays in the soil-less medium and then transplant to a small container as they grow. It is my first time starting from seeds but this is how I understand it.


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I am going to start my tomatoes in peat pots, nice big ones, tomorrow. My uncle got great results last year with peat pots under lights - he'd set the pots in a tray with dilute fertilizer when he needed to water them.

The old saying was plant them out on Memorial Day, but our springs have been so warm lately that two or three weeks before that makes sense.


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