I answers all those questions (30+) everyone asks about starting herbs, flowers and vegetables in doors under grow-lights. There is a table of contents so you can just jump to the question you want answered. Questions like… How long do I leave the lights on? Can I use a window? When do I water? Do I have to start them in small cells? What is a seed flat? How do I use a heat mat? How many grow lights do I need? A great video for those of you just getting started in well… indoor seed starting.
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Digital Table of Contents: Click the time next to the question
0:15 How high should my grow-light be place over the trays?
0:38 When is light the most important to my seed starts?
1:00 What kind of ratings should my grow-lights have?
1:40 How long should I keep the grow-light?
2:05 Why do my seedlings get tall and ‘leggy’?
2:55 When should I turn my lights on? Should I have them on before germination?
3:40 Can I use a window? Do I need grow-lights?
4:30 Do I need direct or indirect sun in a window?
4:55 What is seed flat and seed cell? (Different Shapes & Sizes)
5:20 Do I need to start my transplants in small cells or can I use large cups?
7:50 Do I need to use seed starting mix? Should I sterilize my starting mix?
8:35 Does sterilizing seed starting mix kill of the soil life?
9:05 Can I use outdoor soil to start my seeds indoors?
9:50 Can I use dry seed starting mix to start my seeds or should I pre-moisten the mix?
10:15 How do I set up my seed starting cells or containers for planting?
10:55 How often do I water? When do I water?
11:50 Should I let the top of my seed starting mix dry between watering?
12:50 Did fungus gnats come because I didn’t let the top of the seed starting mix dry?
13:30 How do I water my transplants in the most efficient way?
15:00 Can I leave water in the bottom of the trays all the time?
15:55 How many grow-lights do I need?
17:05 Should I use a timer on my grow-lights?
17:35 Do I need to put fertilizer in the seed starting mix to start? What kind of fertilizer should I use indoors?
19:00 When should I feed my transplants? How much fertilizer do I use?
20:05 What is the best temperature to start seeds indoors?
21:25 Do I need to use seed starting heat mat? How long do I keep using it?
22:00 Should I label my seed starts? What is the best way to label me flats?
23:10 What is plant acclimation? Will sun damage my transplants when the go outside?
23:50 Bonus Tips and Answers
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