The Great Seed Starting Soil Debate

The Gardenangelists

Jan 18 2023 • 46 mins

This week, Carol and Dee talk about starting flower seeds, starting vegetable seeds, and several other gardening topics.

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Some links:

Carol's article on growing mistletoe from seed.

Two older books on seed starting:
Seeds: The Definitive Guide to Growing, History & Lore by Peter Loewer (1995) (Amazon link to used copies)
Park’s Success with Seeds by Ann Reilly (1978) (Amazon link to used copies)

Two blog posts with more info:
Grow your own transplants from seed - Red Dirt Ramblings®
Starting tomato seeds - Red Dirt Ramblings®

On the Bookshelf:
Groundcover Revolution: How to use sustainable, low-maintenance, low-water groundcovers to replace your turf, by Kathy Jentz (Amazon Link)

Margaret Roach’s latest article in NYT: On flower seeds

Rabbit Holes:
Dee: What is a vitrectomy?
Carol:  Another Lost Lady of Garden Writing (Josephine Nuese) and a Month by Month reading project.

The usual links:

Affiliate link to Botanical Interest Seeds.  Book links are also affiliate links.

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