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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Heat for Seeds

27 March 2011 09:56:36
okra seedlings

okra seedlings

And this is what happens if you put your propagating tray only half on the heated mat.

Can you see that?

Exactly half the seeds have come up, the half that were on the mat!


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fran m fran m 27 March 2011 10:02:30

Wowm really shows the difference heat makes.


Jacinta Jacinta 27 March 2011 10:18:49

So it really DOES pay to read instructions. Nice one for that demo, Rachel. Now get the other ones on please....


BrunoCork BrunoCork 27 March 2011 10:43:35

Great example of how heat helps Rachel. I wonder how long it will be before the others come up.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 27 March 2011 11:23:23

Interesting experiment.


Hosta Hosta 27 March 2011 11:43:54

:-))


Rachel Rachel 27 March 2011 14:35:13

Ha ha. It wasn't an experiments, folks. I just have too many trays that all want to go on the mats at the same time. The one on the far side is only ever half on. I've turned the tray around now : )


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