It’s that time of year to begin transplanting your starts from the greenhouse. Greenhouses are great for getting an early jump on the spring growing season, but transplanting all those little seedlings can be a challenge. To help make spring planting easier, here are a few tips for novice and seasoned greenhouse gardeners alike.
Container Planted Sunflowers
Raising Their Heads Towards the Sun
I planted dwarf ‘Junior’ in the Solexx panel covered greenhouse in a plastic container on May 27, 2009. I am happy to report we have 2-3” of seedling growth 21 days into their growing cycle.
Have you had any experience with growing sunflowers in your garden or greenhouse?
I would love to hear your experience and comments!
“The Earth laughs in flowers.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Getting flowers going in the garden greenhouse is always a fun addition to your usual greenhouse gardening activities. There’s just something special about watching those delicate green shoots emerge, knowing that they will produce beautiful, vibrant flower blossoms.
I rented Martha Stewart’s Spring Gardening Series from the local video store for tips and hints on seed starting. In one segment, Dan Hinkley demonstrated how to build handmade soil tampers.