seed starting for spring 2014...

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Hamad Ahmed Kisana
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seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » October 19th, 2013, 8:28 pm

here is my preparation for spring 2014.
arctotis..low germination
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dianthus self collected seeds.
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viola..
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chrysanthemum annuals.
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phlox self collected..
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osteospermum gift by farhan bhai..
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hollyhocks gift by farhan bhai.
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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Mustansir Billah » October 19th, 2013, 8:33 pm

Nice germination as well as healthy seedlings.

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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » October 19th, 2013, 8:33 pm

red salvia from seed bank...thanks tahir bhai
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carnation tall can can ..
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stock.
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coreopsis quills and thrills gift by farhan bhai..
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annual chrysanthemum..
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malope fruit mixed..
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verbena from seed bank..
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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » October 19th, 2013, 8:36 pm

laya elegans..
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nemesia nebula .
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amaranths pigmy tails.
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phlox self collected.
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gillardia goblin.
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clianthus.
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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Farhan Ahmed » October 19th, 2013, 8:39 pm

Seedling with heading dahlberg daisy is Annual Chrysanthemum.

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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » October 19th, 2013, 8:42 pm

rudbeckia mix colors.
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scarlet flax courtesy seed bank.
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lisianthus.
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petunia f2 self collected.
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antrhinium self collected.
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geranium f1.
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sweet pea.
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cosmos.
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cone flower .echinacea purpurea.
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hollyhocks.
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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Farhan Ahmed » October 19th, 2013, 8:49 pm

Very healthy seedlings.
When did you start coneflower? Good progress
Scarlet flax will not perform on transplanting. if you have seeds left start in situ.
Shift sweetpeas as soon as possible. Minimal root damage plz
Heading Dahlberg is Annual Chrysanthemum
and Heading lisianthus is not lisanthus in my opinion.

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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » October 19th, 2013, 8:54 pm

thank you sir for correction of dahlberg daisy.
cone flower i started in first week of September with fresh collected seeds.will act upon your advises and lisianthus seeds are from channan din so you can be right hahaha..

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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by Farhan Ahmed » October 19th, 2013, 8:56 pm

Lisianthus is one pain.....very slow to grow. Its seeds are very very small, often pelleted.

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Re: seed starting for spring 2014...

Post by rafique » October 19th, 2013, 10:02 pm

Very well done. Good germination and variety, its always nice to start from seeds. It will require alot of space to plant too many seedlings, will you plant all in soil beds or some in soil beds and some in containers?
Rafique

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