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Annual Flower Profile – Zinnia

May 1st, 2010 · 2 Comments

Who wouldn’t want this beauty in the garden?  Zinnia is easy to start from seed and once they get a’bloomin, they can brighten up anyone’s day.
If you are a gardener that is looking for a beautiful flowering plant and is easy to start from seed, Zinnia is your choice.
I grew it from seed a few [...]

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Starting Impatiens From Seed

March 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Anybody else tired of paying high dollar for Impatiens?
If you have the space under the grow lights or in the greenhouse, you can benefit from starting them from seed.  I started a tray of them three to five days ago now (early to mid March) and they are starting to sprout up nicely.  Considering they [...]

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Tags: Flowers · Seeds