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Re: Fw: Hey you early seed starters!


I started some datura seeds this weekend. I love them...and they are
very slow to start. If I start them indoors now, by the time spring
rolls around, they are just the right size to transplant.

  

Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:
  LOL! Point taken. The only one I was able to find at a semi-reasonable price 
was through Charley's for $30.00 I think. Of course it only holds two flats. 
They do have bigger ones but I don't have that much space. Actually, I'm 
getting ready to break it out tomorrow. I have to do some propagation for 
one of my classes, so I'm off to buy seeds today.
A
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jesse Bell" 
To: 
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 10:30 AM
Subject: Re: Fw: [CHAT] Hey you early seed starters!


> Well, I don't have a heat mat and I'm not sure how much one costs. But I 
> KNOW I have the $1.99 Christmas lights! LOL.
>
>
>
>
>>I need to see that. I can't quite picture that. I just use a heat mat my
>> friend. ;-)
>> a
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Jesse Bell"
>> To: "Gardenchat"
>> Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2008 1:30 PM
>> Subject: [CHAT] Hey you early seed starters!
>>
>>
>>> In my "Oklahoma Gardener" magazine there is an article in there about
>>> buidling your own "Mini Greenhouse". You build a stand out of PVC pipes
>>> for your florescent light to hang on (check - I already have all of
>>> that) but here is something I never considered - and should have! Every
>>> Christmas I stock up on those tiny clear Christmas lights (100 count)
>>> because I use them on the patio in the summer and make "jars of stars"
>>> with them (I bunch them up in crystal vases and have them around the
>>> house - really pretty). BUT - it showed a picture using 2 aluminum pans
>>> in plastic 28 qt. containers with lids. You put the lid upside down, put
>>> the light string on it, sit the plastic container on top of the lights,
>>> then put your aluminum pans (like you cook with - the cheap throw away
>>> kind) inside the plastic bins and place it under your grow light. The
>>> Christmas lights give a low heat which helps germinate. HOW COOL! If any
>>> of you want to see the pictures I can scan it and send it
>>>
>>> to you in a PDF format.
>>>
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