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Radish sprouts in 2 days !

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The seed goddess hath forgiven me

Post  acara on 9/23/2010, 12:30 pm

whether it was the "mojo-chicken-bone dance", the WFET's hearing my pathetic-sobbing appology to my mistreated radish seeds & taking pity on me or the raddishes putting in a good word for me ( ...he's just dumb ...but he really does mean well..LOL) ... the sacred seed goddes has seen fit to forgive my raddish-transplant-fiasco, and bless me with with a new sprout !!!!

One of the wild Florida Everglades tomatoes poped today !!!!!!!!!!!

*** does happy dance ***
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  Megan on 9/23/2010, 8:20 pm

Woo-hoo!!! smiles
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  acara on 9/25/2010, 3:23 pm

Radishes seem to have recovered ...


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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  Megan on 9/25/2010, 3:27 pm

Nicely done, acara!
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  acara on 10/4/2010, 6:41 am

Radish update ..... Starting to look like I've almost fully recovered. I finished my hardening-off cycle & will but the box out in the garden full-time this week & see how they do.

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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  Furbalsmom on 10/4/2010, 9:37 pm

Look at those radishes go! How are your Wild Florida Everglades Tomatoes doing, last I saw you had one that had sprouted?
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  acara on 10/5/2010, 6:08 am

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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  acara on 10/16/2010, 5:46 pm

Day 30 & everything seems to be going well ....

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Post  Megan on 2/7/2011, 10:49 pm

Just to tease Acara a bit... BUMP! Wink (Also, radishes are a great beginner / early crop, for you eager beavers out there....)
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  Furbalsmom on 2/8/2011, 1:51 am

Acara wrote:I packed them gently in some MM that I left in the sun today to dry out, so that it was fine/loose/powdey and compacted/rewet it with an eyedropper on each planting, to pack it and eliminate air pockets between the peatballs and the dirt.

The eyedropper is a bonsai trick for getting small amounts of soil/media where you want it, without traumatizing/damaging roots (or washing out the growing media with the water pressure).

After washing the seeds out of my peat pellets/pods today when I watered from the top instead of the bottom Embarassed I remembered you talking about using an eyedropper on your seedlings. I pulled out my eyedropper and dang, that works so well, it really does not disturb the seeds or soil at all.

Thanks for a great idea.
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  LaFee on 2/8/2011, 2:23 am

I love planting radishes if only because they're nearly instant gratification for those of us antsy to grow stuff! Helps me be a little more patient with the slower stuff if the radishes jump out of the ground.

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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  Megan on 2/8/2011, 5:46 pm

I am working on a radish essay for the contest. Don't know if I will have time to finish it... we'll see!
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Post  acara on 2/8/2011, 8:01 pm

Megan wrote:Just to tease Acara a bit... BUMP! Wink (Also, radishes are a great beginner / early crop, for you eager beavers out there....)

Yeah ... I'm living proof that nobody is "too-dumb" to grow from seed Very Happy
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Post  Megan on 2/8/2011, 8:03 pm

acara wrote:Yeah ... I'm living proof that nobody is "too-dumb" to grow from seed Very Happy

Ah HAH! That means you're going to try lots more of it this year, right? Very Happy Wink
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  acara on 2/8/2011, 8:14 pm

Ummmm ......

Gotz 4 full trays of radishes going ATM.....

Got a little bored around Jan 31 & figured WTH.

I'll grab "harvest" pics over the weekend ....

Honestly, was just killing time over our "winter" (laughable term in zone 9).

I'm going full-bore Russian Heirloom tomatoes this time around, but may do a token "stanley" cucumber plant....just for giggles.

Dropping 8 Black Prince seedlings in the SFG's this weekend, 8 Cherokee Chocolates next weekend & 8 Black Krims on the weekend after that. Planning Zogola and Amana Oranges after the Blacks finish Very Happy
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Post  Megan on 2/8/2011, 8:16 pm

Oh, you with your multiple tomato seasons. (Jealous! ;-) ) Good luck! Very Happy
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Post  acara on 2/8/2011, 8:25 pm

Megan wrote:Oh, you with your multiple tomato seasons. (Jealous! ;-) ) Good luck! Very Happy

It's always "Tomato Time" in my garden What a Face
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  CarolynPhillips on 2/8/2011, 9:26 pm

my 2 cents worth for watering peat pellets or just about anything with seeds and seedlings. -----the 1 or 2 gallon garden sprayer. I like Ortho. Adjust nozzle to mist or spray---or if you're mad----JET. get that pesky wabbi
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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  LaFee on 2/9/2011, 2:15 am

Acara, can you drop Choksaw a note? He's in NPR and struggled last year...I told him you weren't far away and could advise on shade and heat, but I haven't seen him pop up lately.

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Re: Radish sprouts in 2 days !

Post  acara on 2/9/2011, 7:08 am

Can do
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