I've never been very successful at growing things from seed. First there's that problem of not seeing anything for days and days--it takes a lot of faith to keep watering dirt.
And snails. Oy. Don't get me started talking about how much snails like to nibble on tender young shoots...
So many ways to fail.
As a result, over the years I've more or less given up on starting my plants from seed, thinking it an enterprise more suited to...well,
The problem is, I am limited to the "same old, same old" that is found in
So seeds it is, boys and girls. I decided to give these heirloom carrots (Amarillo) a try and plant them in a cold frame. If all goes well, Walt and I will be eating fresh yellow vitamin A for Christmas. Stay tuned.
Damping off, indeed. Hmph.