All seeds are failing

boanergusii at hotmail.com boanergusii at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 29 13:16:44 EST 2000


In article <8je8uo$lnm$1 at hecate.umd.edu>, binkleyNOSPAM at glue.umd.edu writes:

>: I have been trying to grow plants from seeds in pots at home(vegetables and
>: flowers, actually) and all of them grow very fast after sprouting, then they
>: bend over with their weight (about 2 inches/4cms) every single time!
>: Does anyone have any idea what I may be doing wrong? I give them plenty of
>: water (not too much, though, and adequate drainage and clay pots) plenty of
>: light.  What could it be?
>
>Hi, Lucy:
>
>	Have you been over-fertilizing them?  Are you growing them for
>containers, or for transplants?  If for the latter, you need to harden
>them off at a relatively small stage, usually by withholding water, in
>order for them to be successful in the garden.
>
>					- Tim -
>
are you sure they are just bending over, how about seedling wilt? boak.






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