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Growing Seedlings

Growing Seedlings
Posted by Kristy from WI on 2010-03-12 09:29:00

How do you get the seedlings to grow upright? Each time I try to start plants (primarily tomatoes) they grow sideways in the containers. They never grow up straight and tall with a thick stalk like the ones that you can buy at the store.
I have 12 different varieties of tomatoes and I'm very anxious to have them turn out.
  • straight growth of starts
    Posted by Scott from MI, zone 5 on 2010-04-17 02:22:00

    plants always grow towards the light source... requireing the gardener to turn or rotate the starts.Having a compartmentalized tray makes it difficult, which is why I use plastic cups instead of a bulk tray. this allows me to rotate individual plants or even relocate them independently under the light source. Having a small fan also helps to strengthen the plants for the eventual placement outside...
    • grape information
      Posted by Josh from tx on 2010-11-21 10:27:00

      Check out these two informative pages i just added on grape growing...

      http://howdoigrowgrapes.com/grape-variety-chart/

      http://howdoigrowgrapes.com/picture-of-a-grape-vine/

      Josh

      valuable grape variety chart

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