Starting the salvia and snaps

Master Gardener Claire Kari and I started the flowers for pollinators (F4P) seeds back on March 28 …. a little over five weeks ago. We planted the salvia and snapdragon seeds along with the “rainbow of vegetable seeds” (and a few others to fill out our flat). Today, the salvia look pretty good …..
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…. but the snaps are puny and pretty sketchy germination.

This particular greenhouse is irrigated and shaded with white shade cloth. Snaps need light and I wonder if they are not getting enough or maybe the seeds got buried.

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About Julie Weisenhorn

U of MN Extension Horticulturist; Minnesota gardener; photographer; Linnaeus admirer.
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One Response to Starting the salvia and snaps

  1. Here is the link to the webinar this Friday to help participants with collecting data and identifying pollinators: https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/state-seed-trial/webinars

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