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Post  mollyhespra on 2/21/2015, 6:04 pm

Has anyone ever tried this technique?

http://www.northerngardening.com/winter_sowing.htm

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Post  happycamper on 2/21/2015, 10:12 pm

I believe that a few people on the forum, including myself, may use this method for starting some items.   I have a few veggies that are wintersown each year so I don't need to harden them off.

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Post  mschaef on 2/22/2015, 1:50 am

I haven't but it seem like a great experiment to try out to see how well it would work. Thanks for the link.

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Post  Kelejan on 3/31/2015, 12:56 am

I had forgotten that I had started three containers for winter seeding and I found them today and there are plants coming up.  Now I have to find out what I planted and when.
I do know that I started marigolds, as to purchase 4 transplants for about $2 is far too expensive for me.
Can you imagine paying 50c per seed.  I know one has to pay for the soil, containers and peoples' time.
Now I can have a whole bank of marigolds this year for the layout of about $3 tops.

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 3/31/2015, 9:01 am

You forgot??!!  Shocked

Wow, wish I had that problem...!

Woo-hoo!!

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