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Seedling Care Tips: Caring For Seedlings After Germination

Seedling Care Tips: Caring For Seedlings After Germination

Zilvinas 09/11/2018 0
It’s that time of year when self-starting gardeners have sown their seeds indoors and are contemplating the next steps. Those tiny little sprouts have shown up and need the best care before their planting out into the world. Care for seedlings once sprouted amounts to more than just giving them water. Healthy, robust plants produce faster with higher yields, which is a winning situation for the gardener. A few tips on how to take care of seedlings should help ensure you bumper crops your neighbo...
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Why Are My Seedlings Leggy? How To Prevent It

Why Are My Seedlings Leggy? How To Prevent It

Zilvinas 19/02/2017 0
Seed starting  is an exciting time for many gardeners. It seems almost magical to place a tiny seed into some soil and watch a small seedling emerge just a short time later, but sometimes things can go wrong. We watch with excitement as the seedlings grow taller, only to realize that they have grown too tall and are now a bit floppy. This is known as leggy seedlings. If you are wondering what causes leggy seedlings, and more importantly, how to prevent leggy seedlings, keep reading. What Causes...
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Seed Coat Stuck. Tips For Removing

Seed Coat Stuck. Tips For Removing

Zilvinas 10/02/2017 0
It happens to the best of gardeners. You plant your seeds and a few come up looking a little different. Instead of the cotyledon (the embryonic part of a seed which stores fuel for further growth, some cotyledons are seed leaves which fall off the plant within a few days) leaves on the top of the stem, there is what appears to be the seed itself. A closer inspection reveals that the seed coat is attached to the leaves—still. Many gardeners refer to this condition as “helmet head.” Is the seedlin...
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Yellow Seedling Leaves – Why Are My Seedlings Turning Yellow

Yellow Seedling Leaves – Why Are My Seedlings Turning Yellow

Zilvinas 25/05/2016 0
Have you started seedlings indoors that began healthy and green, but all of a sudden your seedling leaves turned yellow when you weren’t looking? It’s a common occurrence, and it may or may not be a problem. Keep reading to learn more about yellowing seedling plants and how to treat them. Yellow Seedling Leaves The first thing to establish is which of your seedling leaves turned yellow. When seedlings emerge from the soil, they put forth two starter leaves called cotyledons. After the plant bec...
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Fungus Control When Seed Starting

Fungus Control When Seed Starting

Zilvinas 09/04/2016 0
Hours of careful planning are followed by still more hours of planting and tending seed trays, all to fill your garden with beautiful plants, but fungus in seed trays can stop the project before it barely gets started. Depending on the type of fungal disease, seedlings may take on a twisted or water-soaked appearance, sometimes with fuzzy mold  or dark colored threads on the surface of the soil. Read on to learn about fungus in seed trays and tips for fungus control when seed starting. How to C...
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Basil Lemon (Ocimum Basilicum) 300 seeds (#894) -41%
Sweet basil is commonly grown as an aromatic culinary and medicinal herb in warm temperate and t..
1.45€ 0.85€
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Butterfly Dahlia (Dahlia Hortensis Variabilis Figaro Mix) 40 seeds (#883) -47%
Clump-forming, Erect, Bright, showy double and semi-double 6-8 cm flowers on easy to grow well-b..
1.29€ 0.69€
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Calabash (Lagenaria Siceraria Snake) 15 seeds (#884) -42%
Approximately 15-20 seeds in 3 grams packet.Bottle gourd (aka calabash) is an annual, vining mem..
1.19€ 0.69€
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Mexican Paintbrush (Ageratum Houstonianum Blue mink) 1000 seeds (#893) -41%
A very ornamental plant, which flowers are very attractive to butterflies. A fast-growing Mexica..
1.35€ 0.79€
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Oriental Arborvitae (Thuja Orientalis) 30 seeds (#11) -27%
It is a small, slow-growing tree, to 1,5-2,4 m tall and 0.5 m trunk diameter. The foliage forms ..
0.95€ 0.69€
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Dwarf Aster (Callistephus Chinensis Erfurt mix) 80 seeds (#965) New
Compact, broadly growing plant. Excellent for colourful beds, borders, pot and plantings on grav..
0.75€
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Wax Myrtle Southern (Myrica Cerifera) 20 seeds (#106) New
Southern wax myrtle is an evergreen large shrub to small tree native to moist location in the Un..
0.99€
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Spinach (Spinacia oleracea Winter Giant BIO) 300 seeds (#1736) New
Approximately 300 seeds in 10g packet.Spinach Winter Giant (Winterreuzen) 100% BIO is the classi..
0.75€
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European Wild Pear (Pyrus Communis caucasica) 20 seeds (#772) New
These pears are deciduous fruit trees that originate from Europe. They are medium-sized, have up..
0.75€
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Norway Maple (Acer Platanoides Crimson King) 10 seeds (#675) New
Crimson King is a majestic looking maple tree for large gardens, parks, and city avenues. Its pa..
2.59€
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Prickly Poppy (Argemone Platycerus) 100 seeds (#2033) New
From the Sarah Raven's Brilliant for Bees & Butterflies range.Beautiful, ethereal, papery white ..
1.99€
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Larkspur (Delphinium Consolida White King) 400 seeds (#2020) New
Amazing flower seeds from SARAH RAVEN collection.Dense flower spikes in pure white! Annual Delph..
2.09€
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This variety (full botanical name - Petunia grandiflora fimbriata nana) has been proven for deca..
1.59€
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Japanese mock orange is a large broadleaf evergreen shrub native to eastern Asia. Its dense bran..
0.89€
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Approximately 100 seeds in 1g packet.Very attractive hald hardy annual, which flowers the same y..
0.99€
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Excellent annual cut flower. Nice in groups.Large double flowers with light, piped center. Very ..
0.89€
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