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All about the greenhouse ...... growing like a weed☺

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I showed a couple pics of the greenhouse in my last post but this post is all about the plants☺ (And there are lots of pics:~p)  I started planting seeds on Jan 10th The broccoli and cauliflower were the first to start coming up.



Time to start thinning and re-potting
Coming along fine☺
The perennial flowers are starting to get in it gear Some broccoli, cauliflower, a couple of flowers They all seem to be pretty happy in their hi tech pots (9 oz dixie cups)☺
Mostly peppers and a few tomatoes
All of the plants are pretty much constantly being moved around  from tray to tray according to height. ( Think elementary school picture day) I keep the lights just a couple of inches from the top of the plants at all times. It keeps them from getting all stringy and lanky since they don't have to "stretch" to seek out the light. And I keep a fan going on them, lightly, about 16 - 18 hours a day. It helps to strengthen the stems. ( I use that drill up there to make the holes in th…