Thursday, April 26, 2007

Winter sown success

I'll admit it now, I was starting to have my doubts.

My little winter sown seeds in pop bottles were being alternatively frozen and thawed, frozen and thawed in such a way that I thought that the seeds would shatter before they have a chance to sprout.

At least two sets of seeds saw things differently:

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Linen flax, collected from a garden plant.

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Another angle.

The rose hibiscus has also spouted. What I really hope makes it is the butter and eggs wild snap dragon. I will definitely try this technique next year, though I think I will put the pop bottle homes in my spaceship hoophouse to further speed germination.


A series of little posts to catch up. My other half has been monopolizing the computer because of work or some other similar excuse!


Sally said...

Thank you SO MUCH for that link to winter sowing. I've never heard of such a thing! I have some reading to do, but I'm certainly interested.

Ottawa Gardener said...

I really liked the idea when I first discovered it too!

Kate said...

I love the look of your pop bottle garden. You inspire me!!

Michelle said...

WOW, this deserves further consideration! What a great idea! Thanks!! :)

anne said...

I'll have to try that next year!