How To Grow Seeds Indoors
Last week I did a quickie post on how to use peat pellets here: http://www.hometalk.com/999009/thyme-to-sow As a result, there was several questions about how to grow them AFTER they are planted. Sow I dug up ( yep, garden puns, lol ) some pics to better explain how I've done this indoors over the years.
Please read through the other posts comments as well...several people contributed brilliant tips to that feed that are worth reading :)
Ok, the pics are awful because they were taken pre-blogging days and not intended to share. I turned off the over head lights when taking the pics to better show the light distribution from the grow lights.
This method is using seedling trays with inserts. Notice my trays are not solid bottoms...well that's because I never watered over head...I would dunk these into a fertilizer solution and allow the cells to float on top. As the soil imbibed and the cells began to sink (