Is 40 Acres Enough?!

I planted a bunch of seeds yesterday, been busy!  I officially  have 20 flats - all of them on heat mats, but only 16 under lights.  I did some rearranging and some thinning out and tossing out, condensing and sorting.  All of them have a different amount of seeds in them, I'm thinking I currently …

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Rushing It?

I planted 40 seeds yesterday, wondering why I'm planting so early, and if things are going to work out. According to the packet, the CFMN will be ready by May 20th.....the garden might just be ready to start planting by then, certainly not established by then.... The land is unworkable until it dries up & …

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Hard Working Bells of Ireland

I made a mistake when I planted my Bells of Ireland....I put them in the dark...I got mixed up with the Chinese Forget Me Nots 😳 that I didn't even plant yet! However....they are doing amazing-and now they I've checked on the package & realize that indeed they actually don't need darkness to germinate....they are …

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Bells of Ireland & Carnations

Good evening! After a lovely breakfast and visit with my mom and daughter I manged to get a few more seeds in the dirt! So exciting! 101 Bells of Ireland and 48 more Carnations, a second planting of carnations from 3 weeks ago were just promoted to a new growing lamp. You can scoot over …

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Sweet Peas Are Fussy – I Don’t Do Fussy Well

Sweet Peas.....why did I decide to do them? I'm a bit embarrassed to say I may have drank some of the Kool-Aid that Floret Farm was dishing out. It's not a bad thing, it just is. She was hooked on them, she made it sound so sweet and fabulous, I thought I'd give it a …

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Desperately Seeking Light

The sweet peas were transplanted in the living room last night, they were outgrowing their tiny planters! It's amazing the power that seeds have, how alive they can be! All reaching for the light from the double doors to the frozen patio. The ones in this picture are ones that haven't been transplanted yet!! I …

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