Daffodil Days & Seedlings

There’s lots of different types of daffodils blooming in my yard now.

The seeds planted back in March are doing well except for the Milkweed.  Not a single sprout in sight.  The growing seedlings get a boost of a tablespoon of fish emulsion  dissolved in a gallon of their water twice a week.   Kale, some herbs and cabbages are set out now, during the day.  The sprouted peas are planted in a potted trellis that held black eyed Susan vines last year.

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Meanwhile, tomatoes, peppers and tender annuals continue to grow in the basement under lights. Our last frost date is in just 5 1/2 weeks and by then, everything will be planted out in the garden

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28 thoughts on “Daffodil Days & Seedlings

  1. Two 70º (F) days last week “tricked” me and I sat out our Meyer lemon tree… Brought it back indoors yesterday as snow began falling. Trying to embrace Milkweed as a plant to keep…. As well Mustard Seed… indigenous plants… aggressive. Your seedlings look especially healthy…

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  2. I feel your pain – wet snow here today too, though no actual accumulation thankfully! My milkweed hasn’t sprouted either, fingers crossed it is just a really, really slow grower…here’s to warmer weather for you! Have you tried setting up little poly tunnels? I got mine set up last week and I am putting cold tolerant seedlings out this weekend to make room under my lights for more tender tomatoes. Working on that post now!

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    • I’ve never used poly tunnels. I’m glad you are doing a post on it! It seems a better method than what I do… Drag everything outside every day and back in for the night. I guess I’ll wait out the Milkweed a bit longer. I figured it was a no show. Warm weather for both of us!

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  3. Wow you are really dedicated, Cynthia. I’ll never complain about our weather again. What’s wrong with eternal spring? 🙂 The fact that it’s autumn here and it’s 25ºC outside should be a thing to celebrate; I suppose….

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  5. What part of the planet are you living? I’m in Texas and our last freeze is usually around the middle of April. We are blessed to have a long growing season. Starts cooling off a bit in September but not real cold till December.

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