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Post  Fireopal36 on 1/31/2012, 12:12 pm

So last spring I tried planting three collard green plants in those transplant pods. Transplanted them into a container while my big SFG bed was being built, then finally put them in my bed. They were sorry looking seedlings, caterpillar eaten and I never thought they would survive, but planted them anyway. Fast forward to now, they are HUGE, healthy, and tasty. Don't give up on those poor plants, it's always worth a shot! Laughing

The three "leafy" seedlings in the middle are the collards. (The right was a cucumber and the tall sprouting ones are leeks)



Here they are transplanted into bed, far left, second square up:


Here they are today cheers

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Post  Furbalsmom on 1/31/2012, 1:56 pm

Great Success there FireOpal.

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Post  newstart on 1/31/2012, 2:02 pm

they look great and sure the taste great too

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Post  Fireopal36 on 2/1/2012, 12:48 am

Thanks guys!
Any time I get discouraged at the slow growth of any of my plants I just try to remember those collards and have hope lol!

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