Transplanting Seedlings

In the attached photo are my viola seedlings (appropriately 3 weeks after planting). I haven’t done this kind of planting before and was wondering how to transplant them into a permanent place (be it the ground or container). Should I…

Vegetable Seedlings

I plant a vegetable garden yearly. I rely on my local nurseries to provide seedling sales. With covid still around will I have any difficulty finding these seedlings. Namely, tomatoes, peppers , kale, brussel sprouts etc.And would you be able…

When to pick out seedlings from communal tray

Dear Toronto Master Gardeners, I have started several flower species indoors under grow lights. The tiny Heliotrope ‘Marine Lemoine strain’ seeds were sown in a flat tray. I searched online but cannot find any info for when to pick them…

Small regular purple dots on my marigold seedlings

Dear MGs, could you please help me. I have started some marigold seedlings very early as part of my horticulture course assignment. They are very healthy looking, are growing under their very own grow light, and are even beginning to…

Tree transplant plugs over wintering

hi just wondering if conifer tree transplantplugs will overwinter in a unheated hoop house in zone 7a Canada. Keep in mind the trees will still be in the 412 transplant tray and will be sitting above ground…

Lemon Tree Seedlings

I am trying to grow a lemon tree from seed. I have been germinating the seeds for 8 days and the white root is starting to pop out of the seed. My question is how long to I wait to…

Thinning plants

I just threw a bunch of basil seeds into a pot and now I have quite a few little plants poking up. My concern is whether there are too many in one pot.  I’ve done the same thing with my…

Starting seeds too early

Hello. I started some seeds last week Wednesday and amazingly by Saturday, 3 days later I had growth!! However now I am worried they will grow too quickly. I used no fancy equipment, no additional light, just a plastic bag…