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Seed Starting Jiffy Mix...OK for pre-germinated seeds via Baggie?

Posted by jardinerowa 10 (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 26, 11 at 2:51

Hello,

OK, now I realize Jiffy Mix has not really any nutrients but supposedly is good for seed starting. I had to get it because I wanted something sterile. Can I used it to put the sprouted seeds in? They will still require time to unfold their seed leaves, so forth, which I'm sure they can do in that mix right?
I do have fertilizer, Vigoro 24-8-16 I think, can I use 1/4 strength when I water after they get their first or second set of true leaves? Can I use 1/4 strength with every watering or do I use even less? Thanks!

Z


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RE: Seed Starting Jiffy Mix...OK for pre-germinated seeds via Bag

may use starting soil & use VERY diluted fertilizer for first drinch then every 2 weeks.


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