This year we decided to try somthing different and not buy plants from the big box stores.
We purchased seeds from Rareseeds.com and everything that has been planted so far has come up and looks great.
My expierence with starting tomato seeds has been a complete flop except for the hydroponics grow. I read that they need the dome covering them but only until they sprout then you need to remove it so they dont get a fungus growth and bottom water only as to make the roots shoot downwards and keep any ugly mold or fungi from infecting the plants….we shall see.
We planted Purple Cherokee, Beefsteak, Cherry, Blackcherry, Hillbilly, Emerald Green, and very new to us Yellow Stuffer Tomatoes- the yellow stuffer looks like a yellow bell pepper but is a tomato without the slimy seeds inside, its more like a bell pepper inside. Stuffed with chicken salad or tuna for a nice cool spring lunch.
Straight neck yellow squash and zucchini squash also basil, cilantro, green bush beans, yellow wax beans and chinese red beans.
The white and purple kohlrobi was the first to sprout and look good so far, the sprouts remind me of radishes.
I believe these will need to be put into larger pots soon but for now they are happy….at least it makes me happy, haha.
Next is the herb garden to start.