Parsley, curly and flat-leaf, overflows its 72-cell plug sheet. Time to trim it back (again), so they still fit under the lights. To be unfussy and safe, a quick shear of only 2-3" off the top literally takes a few seconds and does the trick. Snip-snip-snip-snip-snip! This is … [Read more...] about Trimming parsley
Staring up close at a stack of 72-cell plug sheets in webbed trays. Exactly where most of the transplant seedlings around here get started...! … [Read more...] about Seedlings start here
Picked up a small shipment of new plug sheets and webbed trays at the post office. I really stretch 'em out, have some going for years—they're reusable, but not incredibly tough, especially when you take them into the field for transplanting. Handle with care and all that, and … [Read more...] about New plug sheets
If you're journaling your gardening seasons, on paper, online, or simply in your head, you just HAVE to take note of the very first seedlings to emerge. Of course, you can't actually catch the VERY first one, unless you're kind of mono-focused and a little...obsessive. But a few … [Read more...] about Seeds still work!
I'm sure I've taken this photo before, but somehow, it's still new—the first transplants of the season! This is the look of 1,440 onions, starting out. These are 72-cell plug sheets, and the plan is to multi-plant four onions in each spot. Do a little multiplication—5 trays, 72 … [Read more...] about 1440 onions