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easy sow carrots

Discussion in 'Gardening On Your Homestead' started by Lazy Gardener, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. Jan 11, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    Check out this. I may try this method this spring:



     
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    Rammy

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    Neat. Im going to try that.
     
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    frustratedearthmother

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    Looks cool - but I'm lazy...I'll just be careful how many seeds I put out, lol!
     
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    CrealCritter

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    I pre soak my corn seed, it really does help.
     
  5. Jan 12, 2019 at 12:17 AM
    Lazy Gardener

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    I pre-soak or pre-sprout all of my large seed. I also use plastic a lot to get stuff off to an early start.
     
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    I have made seed tapes for little seed from a roll of toile paper. (new, of course :hide:D) Lay it out, spray very lightly to barely dampen. Place seed, fold the length in half. I put it on wax paper. you can leave in warm place for softening seeds or not. Trench ground, lay in seeded TP.

    Beets are hard & slow starters. Moisten on wet paper towels for a couple days, then plant.

    I like his ideas but, doubt my carrots will get a row. Maybe a tub. :lol: I want some cute little rounds carrots.
     
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    CrealCritter

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    I've done that also but just lay toilet paper in a hoe'd trench. Easy to see the seeds against the white background that way. The just rake dirt up over the toilet paper and call it done.
     
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    Lazy Gardener

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    Did you make seed tape, or just lay out TP, and sprinkle the seed on the TP so you could see it, before covering it?
     
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    The later
     
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    Lazy Gardener

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    I like that idea!
     

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