I may be jumping the gun a little bit. I usually sow annuals around mid-April, but I'm so anxious to see if these expensive Zahara zinnia seeds are viable that I've put them into the germinator today.
I think I got 46 seeds total. I'm not sure if they were all whole - there looks to be some broken ones in there. But I put what looked like a seed in 46 cells.
It doesn't say on the pack that these are hybrids, so I'm hoping that I'll be able to collect seeds from a couple of plants that I'll grow far away from my usual Thumblelina and Cut-n-Come Agains. Fingers crossed.
Meanwhile, on the greens table -- the Red Robin pot tomatoes are looking really good with sturdy stems and deep green leaves.
After 10 days 2 of 11 Hungarian hot wax peppers have sprouted. They are taking for.ev.er! I'm certainly going to save seeds from my best plant this summer so I don't have to count on store bought seeds from now on. In fact, I'm going to try and save as many seeds as possible this year due to integrity, ethics and GMO concerns with seeds from ANY non-organic sources. Who knew we'd have to go to war with chemical/seeds comanies to grow vegetables on our own property!
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