I started another round of seeds today for the indoor grow stand.
The peppers that I started a few weeks ago have been pretty slow to germinate. The orange and purple bell peppers and the cayenne haven’t germinated at all. I knew the cayenne seed was getting old, and the germination on the orange and purple wasn’t that great last year, so I figured some of my peppers wouldn’t come up.
So I got some new purple bell seed and started another round of those. I also figured out that I made an error last month and never started the yellow Sunsation or the orange snack peppers, so a few of those got planted today. I also found some Anaheim pepper seed and thought I’d try a few of those.
Next I started the rest of my tomatoes. These are the varieties:
- Cordova (new to me this year)
- Early girl
- Better boy
- Big beef
- Burbank (new to me this year)
- Moscow (new to me this year)
Its time to harden off the lettuce, kale, broccoli, and spinach and get it planted outside. I’m going to get the cold frame out, but I bet I won’t need it very long, with how warm things are here already.
This is how the grow stand looks now. The first shelf is almost entirely full.
Some of these guys are looking a little yellow. I think they’ve outgrown their cells and would like to go outside a.s.a.p.!
Have you had any problems with poor germination this spring? If so, which varieties are giving you problems?