Your email address will not be published. Some other general guidelines when collecting the entire plant: Lettuce is traditionally a cool season veggie a bit like coriander , which means they prefer to be planted in cooler weather. Non-Hybrid Tobacco Seeds.
Seedling Labels - Pack of 50. If they feel rubbery they may be about to go to seed and would not be good to eat — bitter and an odd texture.
Some soil is quite dry in the bag so make sure to let it soak and get moist all the way through. Plant Problems - Diagnosis, causes and cures for many common plant problems. I have not tried propagating basil. Cover the seeds with a very fine layer of loose soil or starting mixture. Weeds find a way, they are sneaky little buggers, so we recommend protecting your plants even if there are no weeds present at the moment. Direct sowing is recommended as soon as the ground can be worked.
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Space other varieties 6 to 10 inches apart in rows 12 to 18 inches apart. Lettuce is delicate and can absorb many insecticides. Cool experiment none the less.
Wood Betony. Not all of my stems grow well either — but most do pretty well and are fun to watch. Pests and diseases: Separate leaves and wash under cold water.
I am going to try green onions next. Ideally, greens should be collected early in the day, before the onset of midday sun, to prevent wilting. Survival Seeds Vault. Since the seed is so small, a well-tilled seedbed is essential.
To encourage tender and tasty growth, make sure location is rich in organic compost matter.