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Old 10-12-2010, 08:08 PM
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Just curious - Wintersowing


Does or has anyone tried wintersowing? Or even sowing directly into the soil (wintertime) and letting nature take it's course? I'm not sure what if any method to try, so I'm looking for opinions, I guess. lol
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Old 10-12-2010, 08:24 PM
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We have a social group called wintersowers have big jugs. Check it out, in fact I need to see if I'm a member there also? Go to quick links and bring up social groups and theres lots of fun stuff you may like. Check it out. I have done some wintersowing in jugs and had some luck. Its fun, lets me grow stuff in the snow and winter!
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Old 10-13-2010, 06:19 AM
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Our group here:
http://www.plantswap.net/forum/group...ave-best-jugs/
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www.wintersown.org

I have tried wintersowing and it does very well for me...check out our group..
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Old 10-13-2010, 06:37 AM
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I am a member in that group, too. lol I was just curious if any Michiganders have tried it w/ success. Thx
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Old 10-13-2010, 07:47 AM
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I joined that group, and am planning on trying to winter sow, using recycled containers.
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Old 10-13-2010, 09:06 AM
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It's alot of fun and I got alot of new plants doing this..I even planted patunias and they were blooming for me in the green house in late march..The smell was wonderful in there..lol
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I am a member in that group, too. lol I was just curious if any Michiganders have tried it w/ success. Thks
Sorry didn't even pay attention about Michigans...
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Originally Posted by Diane View Post:
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Sorry didn't even pay attention about Michigans...
Lol it's ok.
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