The seedlings have once again invaded my room. Last year was supposed to be the last year, since we were planning to build a grow light system in our basement. Due to a lack of electrical outlets and my Father's health preventing him from installing more, the plants are once again in my room. Hopefully next year we will be able to have a light system. Until then, I will be thankful that I rearranged my room when I painted it last summer and have space for a 30x30 table in front of my window. Last year I 'only' had enough room for two TV trays.
The large 'greenhouse' on the right has snapdragons, petunias, 3 varieties of calendula, black eyed susan vine, verbascum, and a few strawflowers. I'm planning to plant more strawflowers, but didn't have space for another flat (until I got out the table; now there's space downstairs for it.) The mini greenhouse in the center has my pepper plants. They are getting tall, and today I had to take the top off. The 'greenhouse' on the left has tomato plants (Mrs. Benson and Brandywines) and 3 small pots of herbs. The flat in the front of the picture has my four o' clocks, and 4 tomato plants that got too tall for the greenhouse.
So far I have learned that I should not have started the Calendula and Four o' Clocks as early as I did. I think they will be ok as long as they are in large enough pots, but they may get a little tall and gangly before planting weekend comes around.
My next post will be about Gardenscape 2008. I will not crop the pictures before posting, so it may take a while to load.
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