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Hopefully... tomorrow (Tuesday)

Thursday, I ordered five more 200-cell seed trays and a pound of Super Sugar Snap peas from Johnny Seeds. The last time, I had them in four days and I'm hoping the same holds true this time. This would give me four weeks to get them ready for transplant. I decided to go with the 200-cell rather than the 128 because two weeks after transplanting, all 64 plants have survived and seem to be doing well. If I get the same germ rate as before - ~65%, I'll have 1300 plants. Decent, since I only think I have room for about 1200. But this time, I'll use good potting mix instead of some cheap crap I picked up at a hurry at a dollar store!

Report tomorrow!

Mike

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your 200 cell trays must be bigger than mine, no way to grow peas in them.
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1300 pea starts :shock: How will you plants these? Outside one at a time?

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soil wrote:your 200 cell trays must be bigger than mine, no way to grow peas in them.
The trays fit in a 1020 flat. They are large enough - I started 120 seeds and about 85 of them germinated. I transplanted 64 three weeks later and none were close to rootbound.
DoubleDogFarm wrote:1300 pea starts :shock: How will you plants these? Outside one at a time?

Eric
Sort of. Make a furrow, lays the plants' roots in it, then rake the dirt back into the furrow and around the plants.

Mike

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I love sugar snap peas. But what do you do this that many? Can them? Freeze them?

Curiousity, it is a pain!

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In my case, Farmers Market. :D


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alaskagold wrote:I love sugar snap peas. But what do you do this that many? Can them? Freeze them?

Curiousity, it is a pain!
Same as Eric. I believe he who gets there first with the most comes out on top.

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To bad to both live so far. Good luck to both of you. :)

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I'm starting mine in the gutter system again this year. Worked pretty well for me, but then the ducks set me back :evil: Remember not to leave the gates open.
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