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Joined: 2011-01-10

some of my seeds didnt come up
what happened?

YB
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Joined: 2009-08-07
could be many many reasons like

Seeds could be old.
Wrong type of soil and moisture
Really need more info to help you out...

What type of seeds are they?

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Joined: 2009-08-07
Could Be

They are still in the packet. I know it sounds daft but there are more than one gardener who has had his/her concentration broken and put the packet unopened back in the pocket and wondered why the seeds haven't grown. I kid you not. Especially if you are planting a large number of rows of different veg. Wait for it YB yes I did just that with a packet of lettice seeds.

YB
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Joined: 2009-08-07
I would love to put in a "snide" remark but...

I have done the same thing, to many things going on, distractions.. then had to stop and think... did I put the seeds in or not?

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Joined: 2013-05-10
Temperature often plays a big

Temperature often plays a big part in the growing of seeds. Different types of seed will grow in different temperatures.


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