Sunday, March 11, 2012

Seedlings 3-11-2012

I started my tomato and basil seeds on 4 March 2012. The following pictures were taken the night of 8 March 2012. In four days my little tomatoes and basil are up!

Wonderful little tomatoes!



Today I was shocked by how fast everything is growing. It seems like they doubled in size overnight, So I had to take more pictures. My husband is starting to think I am crazy.

My tomatoes today.

Tam Jalapenos - they should be a very mild hot pepper.

4-Seasons Lettuce. I have decided that I like growing my lettuce in the egg cartons. They seem really happy and it is so easy to move them around.

My Broccoli (Waltham 29) and Cabbage (Early Jersey Wakefeild). They are just starting to put on their first true leaves. This is my second planting - the first ones were part of the plants my Dear Hubby forgot to water.

My Tendercrisp Celery. I have never grown celery before so I am happy to see them putting on their first leaves. I will thin them when we get back from our spring break vacation.

A side view of all my little seedlings.
I am so happy with all of my little plants. This is my first year to grow everything from seed and I really did not expect such wonderful results. I know I have a lot to learn (a few lettuces are a little leggy and space is a huge issue) but I am having so much fun.


  1. Looks like happy and healthy plants :) i find that my letuces do much better when i plant them direct in ground and they grow better but cabbages and broccoli are better on transplant.

    1. I wanted to get a head start on my lettuce. Once it gets a little warmer I will just start them in the garden.

  2. Fun, isn't it? This is only my fourth year of growing my own seedlings, and I still hold my breath until they're out in the garden and growing!

    1. I am having way to much fun with them. I have never had to plan my garden in January and then I started some seeds in February. It really made winter go by fast.

  3. Your seedlings look great! Your doing an excellent job for a beginner :)