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Offline Keith13

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lost my seeds
« on: May 14, 2008, 08:15:43 PM »
well I started a bunch of sunflower and spearmint as well as some hyssop seeds had the all growing well.  But, today we had thunderstorms from heck flooded all my seedlings out totally wiped them out. Bummer I guess I will have to get them going again :'(

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Re: lost my seeds
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2008, 10:18:30 AM »
Keith, that is a bummer, there is so much work to getting seeds going, but don't give up, set them again, determined gardeners get excellent results, you are determined.  Have that beautiful and great day, Cindi
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Re: lost my seeds
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2008, 12:49:05 PM »
you probably didn't lose them.  you'll find them washed into clumps in low spots.  happens to me all the time when i reseed pastures and then we get dumped on.
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Re: lost my seeds
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2008, 09:56:40 AM »
I take it you sowed them directly into the soil?  I have learned that starting them in yogurt cups gives me an excellent opportunity to save them from such disasters until they are big enough to take it.  I still occasionally lose them when I forget to bring them in... but it still saves more than the other way.

Good luck getting the new set going.  I just started germinating a packet of them myself... there's still plenty of time for them to mature, so don't worry too much.  It's only a couple bucks worth of seeds (unless you have whole fields of them).