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Re:Cult: Transplanting seedlings

Learning things the hard way is a way of life for me, I think.  I reported 
earlier that I was successful in getting 2003 seeds to germinate in the frig 
after no germination outside.  So what to do with the seedlings during the 
A few of the crosses were crowded (10 sdlgs) into yogurt cups, so I thought 
it would be good to move them into individual yogurt cups for the winter to 
prevent the roots from growing together.  I transplanted the sdlgs, some 
quite small (1-2") into a mixture of good potting soil and top soil. 
Watered with dilute Miracle Grow and moved them into our sun room.  Things 
were fine for about a week and then it looked like they were rotting at the 
soil level.  Most of them died. OUCH!  The ones that I did not transplant 
are doing fine.
Please advise so this doesn't happen again.  Sdlgs are too precious to lose 
like this.

Chuck Bunnell
Lafayette, IN (Ice-covered and beautiful)
Region 6
Zone 5a-5b 

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