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Re: Re: Adventures in seed sowing


They have certainly improved my luck w/ seed starting. And I like the
little water level gauges that fit in the watering hole - you can tell
at a glance if they're getting dry.


Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: james singer
Sent: 8/1/2004 5:26:58 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Adventures in seed sowing

> Thanks, Pam. Think I'm going to try it just to get myself into the 21st  
> Century.
> 
> On Sunday, August 1, 2004, at 06:17 PM, ""  
> <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com> wrote:
> 
> > From Gardener's Supply - they are self-contained, self watering  
> > propagtion units.
> > The 12 cells fit well on a window sill and I usethe 24 cell units in my
> > seed starting center. APS stands for Advanced Propagation System or
> > something like that.
> >
> >
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp, TX
> > zone 8A
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: james singer
> > Sent: 8/1/2004 4:36:39 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Adventures in seed sowing
> >
> >> What's "APS units"?
> >>
> >> On Saturday, July 31, 2004, at 09:16 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >>
> >>> I've used both the pots and the buttons - things I got from markdown
> >>> bins.
> >>> Either is ok, but I usually prefer to use the APS units.
> >>>
> >>> Kitty
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> >>> To: "Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 2:21 PM
> >>> Subject: [CHAT] Adventures in seed sowing
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> A friend sent seeds of the allspice tree [Pimenta dioica] and I
> >>>> recently saved seeds from a papaya [Carica papaya "Caribbean Red"],
> >>>> and
> >>>> since both are tropicals--and tropicals have notoriously short-lived
> >>>> seeds--I decided to sow them today.
> >>>>
> >>>> At the beginning of last season [that means when the northerners  
> >>>> began
> >>>> to arrive in late October 2003] I purchased one of those six packs  
> >>>> of
> >>>> 10-compartment peat pots at Home Depot. Two weeks ago, I used the  
> >>>> last
> >>>> one to sow "Emperor" lychee seeds.
> >>>>
> >>>> Today, when I went fetching for more peat pots I drew a blank at all
> >>>> garden departments and stores and plant nurseries within a 30-mile
> >>>> radius. Finally had to settle for those compressed pots, those  
> >>>> buttons
> >>>> that are about the size of a poker chip. I wasn't forced to buy one  
> >>>> of
> >>>> those "seedling greenhouse" kits, thankfully; found a nursery that
> >>>> more-or-less sells the compressed pots by handful--7.5 cents each.
> >>>>
> >>>> But, anyway, now I remember why I prefer the peat pots. These  
> >>>> buttons
> >>>> are really time-consuming to get ready to use. Guess I'll buy three  
> >>>> or
> >>>> four of those peat-pot six packs next October.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Island Jim
> >>>> Southwest Florida
> >>>> 27.0 N, 82.4
> >>>> Zone 10a
> >>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>>>
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> Southwest Florida
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