Have you started any seeds yet?

(Zone 7a)
There are a total of 90 votes:

Yes, I've planted tomato seeds! (what kind?)
(14 votes, 15%)
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I've planted some of my favorite annuals. (which ones)
(1 votes, 1%)
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I'm trying somthing unusual this year. (tell us!)
(4 votes, 4%)
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I winter sowed my seeds!
(6 votes, 6%)
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Not yet,but soon!
(19 votes, 21%)
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Yes, I've started seeds. (what kinds?)
(39 votes, 43%)
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No, I don't grow plants from seeds.(why?)
(7 votes, 7%)
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Previous Polls

Jasper Co., MO(Zone 6b)

I gonna try for buy flower plants for my raise bed (brick bed)....

Alexandria, IN(Zone 6a)

I planted sugar snap peas, lettuce, beets, carrots, kale, salad spinach, and I have broccoli seeds coming up. Also I have planted mammoth red clover and gold l mustard as green/organic matter crops.

Charlotte, NC(Zone 7b)

I have asparagus, snap peas and onions growing outside.

Inside, under lights, I have: tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, basil, and parsley.

Soon I'll be adding melons, summer squash, and pumpkins.

Broccoli grows during the winter here.

We are extending our garden area so we can grow more winter vegetables.

Lisle, IL(Zone 5a)

tomatoes, hot peppers, sunflowers, squash, cucumbers, tomatillos, corn, beans, basil, tarragon and eggplants. All in all, about 30 different varieties, with peppers and tomatoes making up the bulk of them.

Cedarhome, WA(Zone 8b)

I don't have a greenhouse or the discipline to start seeds. I do start some direct in the ground, but too cold for that yet (snow this morning).

Laceys Spring, AL(Zone 7a)

I have about 7-8 varieties of tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers. Will be adding squash and cantaloupe soon, but most of those I just direct sow. It's warm enough to do that now but I'm almost afraid to!

Irving, TX

I started many perennials winter sowing, I also have snow peas, various species of beans, okra, lettuce, cabbage, kale, kohlrabi, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, watermelons, cantaloupe, honeydew melon, winter squash, summer squash, radishes, beets, corn, carrots, collard greens, cucumber, turnips, mustard greens, brussel sprouts, onions, green onions, leeks, spinach, quinoa, amaranth, broccoli, cauliflower, and various cooking and medicinal herbs. I have a few varieties of hardneck garlic bulbils filling out and I also started many tropicals and berries. A few annuals, but far less in comparison.


Salem, OR(Zone 8b)

I have a greenhouse, and it is full of hundreds of seedlings/plants right now that I have started, including 8 different types of pansies/violas. I am obsessed with starting all things from seed. This year, I'm pleasantly surprised to see how easy it is to start gaillardia from seed. (Big seed/fast grower). I also pluck a lot of seedlings from the ground outside (Johnny jump ups, digitalis, kiss me over the garden gate, larkspur), separate them, and nurture them in 4 inch pots in the greenhouse, and then transplant them elsewhere in the yard.

Sochi, Russia

I brought the offspring of Ailantus Altissima from the South, now it grows indoor. I'm going to transplant it in the yard here in St. Petersburg in May.

Central, TX(Zone 8b)

Don't have the tomato list at hand however I did seed 10 different varieties in a standard flat; some are local favorites and some new ones that promise heat tolerance or "old fashion" flavor"; they're ready to plant out in the garden as soon as the ground dries out from the heavy rain currently falling! Hope this spells the end of our long drawn out drought!!!

Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

All these started inside. Tomatoes, peppers, 26 varieties of hot peppers, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, & kohlrabi.

Salem, OR(Zone 8b)

Countrygardens---what do you do with your hot peppers?

Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

We are the hot pepper king at our Farmers Market. Besides the 26 varieties., we offer 3 salsa mixes. They are very popular.

West Plains, MO(Zone 6b)

I wintersow poppy seeds. I've got geraniums (pelargoniums) coming up now. I'm about to start impatiens today, then I'll start nasturtiums, zinnias, snapdragons, portulaca, four o'clocks - easy stuff! =)

Liberty Hill, TX(Zone 8a)

Ive started indoors tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, eggplants, Jerusalum Cherry, Inca Berry, Tomatillos, Chia, and Basil. Thats all I can think of ATM.

Bernie-do you have a list posted of the types of hot pepper plants you have? Just curious.

Garden-Im glad I didnt get my plants out before last night Im afraid they would have drowned or been beaten to death. That storm was something else. As soon as the soil dries out Im ready, I have some hardened off. Get those in the ground then round 2.

Hanceville, AL(Zone 7a)

mixed orential peony poppies, blue salvia, cactus, sweet million tomatoes, new dimension salvia, veronica, and violets. These are different from what I usually start. I have some more seed to start, but I need to clean up some pots first. Luciee {;^)

(Zone 7a)

Artichoke, pumpkin, sweetpeas, cosmos, variegated gaura, some others I can't remember.

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Tomatoes, peppers, peas, and beans.

Madison, IL(Zone 6b)

I have tomatoes, peppers, & eggplants under grow lights with at least 1 set of true leaves. Spinach & peas planted & sprouted. Just harvested 2 full grocery bags of mustard greens that self sowed. Froze up 4 qts. cooked. Kale, collards, & green onions wintered over. Could be planting more since the weather has been extremely warm for this time of year. In fact, I could be placing my seedlings outside during the daytime, but we've had a pretty strong March wind blowing around this warm air.

Palo Alto, CA(Zone 9a)

Tomatoes: Big Beef, Ropreco, Great White, Zapotec, Indigo Rose (new for me this year), Orange Oxheart, and Sungold.
Chili Peppers: Chili de Agua, Hot Lemon, New Mexico Joe (new for me this year).
The tomatoes have all sprouted, and some already have their second set of leaves. Only the New Mexico Joe peppers have sprouted so far.
Except for the hybrids (Big Beef and Sungold), and new ones, all other seed saved from previous years.

Croydon, Australia(Zone 9a)

Brugmansia, and a few other beauties
in Australia

Leawood, KS(Zone 5b)

I started my tomato seeds 3.5 weeks ago - Roma, Beefsteak, Yellow Cherry and Red Cherry

Oracle , AZ(Zone 8b)

I'm starting very small.... Planted Mexico Midget tomatoes inside yesterday. All 26 seeds! LOL I"ll give the extra seedlings away if I have any. I am planning on planting two or three seedlings in my 4x10 dog run. That should keep the varmits out. I don't have a dog anymore and the kennel has been used as a green house and one time as a chicken coop, just for a couple of chickens.. It comes in pretty handy but is hard to move. I have someone take it apart to move it. I'm trying container gardening this year, except for the tomatoes. They are going in the ground. We had snow and freezing weather just a few days ago....... Snow is all gone now and it's warming up a bit.

Auburn, AL(Zone 8a)

26 different tomato seed (now plants and out in EB's) cucumbers, 3 different peppers (sweet) bush beans, zukes, 2 types of melons, 2 types of cantaloupe, direct sowed okra (2 different), and tons of flowers.

This message was edited Mar 23, 2012 2:10 PM

Leawood, KS(Zone 5b)

I think it's time to transfer my tomatoes to 2" pots! LOL.

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L.A. (Canoga Park), CA(Zone 10a)

Started some banana peppers a couple weeks ago.

Millbury, MA(Zone 5a)

Still debating on whether or not to try to start a few tomatoes, bell peppers, and eggplants, as I expect to be awfully busy when the time comes to plant them outside.

Cascade, VA(Zone 7a)

Tomatoes: Brandywine, Green Zebra, Black Krim, Big Rainbow, Cherry, Yellow Pear

Peppers (if you can see them for the tomatoes getting so big, lol): Green Bell (California Wonder), Jalapeno

Yeah, definitely thinking its time to transplant these guys!

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Lucerne Valley, CA(Zone 8a)

My Heirloom Eggplant (Long Purple), Peppers (Hungarian Yellow Banana, Jalapeno & Anaheim) and tomatoes (Beefsteak, Mexico Midget & Tasmanian Chocolate) are sown in little mini greenhouses on my homemade soil heaters on my kitchen porch. I think that's it for the indoor sowing for me this year, unless I decide to do some flowers. Everything else will be direct seeded after our last frost which should be mid to late May (please!!!).

Anderson, IN(Zone 6a)

I think we could liven this thread once again shortly , yes I have a few started way early, a few threads are already going about that..

Lake Helen, FL

Started Paonazza d'Egitto beets, mixed radishes, and Baltimore carrots. Am making an incubarium out of an old crockpot liner (perforated for drainage) and its glass lid, a superb way to start tiny seeds. You fill 2/3 with potting soil, water well with boiled water, allow to cool, and then mix your tiny seeds with sugar and sprinkle on the surface. You add the glass lid, put in a temperate spot, and you won't have to water again until they germinate.

Meanwhile, the old heating unit is good, too. Fortunately, they can't read:

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