Seed starting Q&A ?| Answering all your questions

You have seed starting questions and I’m answering them! This is a long video, so if you’re looking for specific topics, just click on the time stamps below to be beamed straight to them.

2:10 Seedling issues and hardening off
5:35 Spindly seedlings and damping off
11:00 Watering
14:56 Potting on seedlings
18:38 Fertilizing
20:16 What to start when
22:08 Thinning and pinching
25:03 Direct sow or start inside?
27:07 Equipment
27:10 Soil blocks, plastic trays or peat pots
30:40 Grow lights
32:14 Heat mat
34:54 Seed starting without equipment
35:22 Winter sowing
41:18 Plant specific and design questions
42:20 Strawberries from seed

My name is Erin and I love sharing inspiration and information with real-life gardeners. I live and garden in southeastern Wisconsin, zone 5.

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Find your last frost date. Note the date generated by this site is the 30% date, meaning there’s a 30% chance there will be a frost after that date. I typically add a week on to this date: https://www.almanac.com/gardening/frostdates

Setting up the temporary greenhouse: https://youtu.be/3w3itC5omDo
Seed starting 101: https://youtu.be/Eou3Mvv75vE
Seed organization: https://youtu.be/oF39gWtTfWI
My seed-starting set-up: https://youtu.be/VaJqFf5CL6k
Seed-starting gear (blog post): https://www.theimpatientgardener.com/seed-starting-gear/

Flower Hill Farm lisianthus video: https://youtu.be/8kgE9t_x-J0
Y Garden winter sowing video: https://youtu.be/WH6ImsHVRl0
Garden Answer winter sowing video: https://youtu.be/Nh6IDg7Dn7k
Winter sowing online group page: http://www.wintersown.org
Joe Gardener (Joe Lamp’l) indoor seed starting: https://joegardener.com/video/indoor-seed-starting/
Great grow light info (via Joe Gardener): https://joegardener.com/podcast/gardening-indoors-light-science/

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