The lights have been on in the basement for a few weeks.
I tried a container of onions, but the seed was old and germination was pitiful. I just don't know how to keep onion seeds viable for a year. They are available in March, but I want to sow them in December, but by then they just don't do well at all. Suggestions?
I've got containers of arugula (they sprout in 2 days - almost instant gratification), swiss chard and bull's blood red beets.
Also just sprouting are some saved seeds from New England asters.
Off to the side, I'm still babying a tray of English lavender I started last Spring. Never did find a place for them out in the gardens. Maybe this year....
In the back 3 overwintering black'n'blue salvias and 2 geraniums (1 salmon, 1 red).
The other overwintering red geraniums are gracing the front bay window upstairs.
Still time yet to order this years seeds: tomato, cuke, peppers and suchlike to replenish my aging stash.
Otherwise, I'm enjoying the greenery upstairs with a blizzard as a backdrop. How 'bout you? What's up with your starts?
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