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Radishes Are Up!

Most of the radish seeds that I planted a week ago have come up. In the middle right of the photo, there are a couple of mustard seedlings.  They are “volunteer” plants, i.e. they came up from seed produced by … Continue reading

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Okra, Herb, & Tomato Seedlings

The seeds that I planted last week have been coming up over the past few days. Big okra seeds produce large, strong seedlings. All of the herbs seem to have germinated well except possibly the parsley.  Where two seedlings came … Continue reading

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Basil, Tomato, Pepper, & Eggplant Seedlings

My seedlings have been growing well.  They are in front of a west-facing window, but fluorescent lights provide a total of ten hours of additional light in the morning and evening.  Without the artificial lighting, the plants would be spindly … Continue reading

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Peppers Are Up!

The ‘yellow banana’ pepper seedlings were the first to emerge yesterday, but now the ‘Takiis Ace’ and jalapeno peppers are starting to come up too. I planted these seeds on March 14th, with the early tomatoes, which have been growing … Continue reading

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Early Tomatoes Are Up!

Three of the four tomato seeds I planted a week ago have germinated.  I don’t expect 100% germination, and three should be enough for one group of tomatoes. Even though I am providing ten hours of overhead light each day, the … Continue reading

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Weeding & Thinning Basil

My ‘gecofure’ sweet basil seedlings have been growing and now have some true leaves.  It’s been a month since I planted them. Today, I decided to remove the plastic wrap and pull the weeds that have been growing very well. … Continue reading

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Basil Seedlings

The basil I planted a week ago has been sprouting over the last few days.  So far, they haven’t produced any true leaves, just seed leaves. A few other plants have come up, because I planted the basil in the … Continue reading

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Transplanting Herbs & Planting Okra

The theme this year seems to be “better late than never.”  On Sunday (June 8th), I finally transplanted the herb seedlings that I started on April 12th.  I put them in three different places.  The basil I transplanted into garden … Continue reading

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Transplanting Peppers & Eggplant

This evening, I transplanted my pepper and eggplant seedlings into garden bed number four, following the same procedure as when I transplanted the tomatoes. I had my daughter cut X-shaped holes in the landscape fabric, then I folded the flaps … Continue reading

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Transplanting Tomatoes & Marigolds

Tonight, I transplanted all my tomato seedlings, and the ‘golden guardian’ marigold seedlings, into garden bed number four.  I had moved most of the seedlings to the cold frame two weeks ago.  I usually plant the early tomatoes first, then … Continue reading

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