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Feb 18, 2015 5:39 AM CST
Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana
Sorellina wrote: I'll be spending the next couple of days rounding up flower seeds that I'm thinking of starting and figuring out if I can winter-sow them. Can I put them outside now or do I need to wait until conditions aren't so hateful? Does it matter if it's really REALLY cold outside for this? I'm really hoping this experiment works since it means I will be able to grow so many additional flowers without requiring space under my light set-up inside.


I'm not altogether sure, but I'm waiting to put any more outdoors until temps start to move away from the sub-zero zone. Putting containers out from an indoor 70 degrees to an outdoor 32 degrees seems like it would be stressful enough, but to have an eighty+ degree drop, instantaneously, seems a bit too much like asking for trouble.

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