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Problem with baby plants,help needed.

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 19:20

Oh.. forgot to mention...

if you can't support then at least you can share it on facebook or twitter. Maybe someone else can help us


Back to potting..

Problem with baby plants,help needed.

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 10:29

I have market for them, but this year we have extremely long and cold spring. Usually marketing season begins from mid april, this year i bet mid may or a week earlier.

And so many because i need a big assortment. Every new possible customer will return if he or she can get something interesting from us and we have hundreds of varieties more.

And customer will not return to flowershop or nursery if he goes away with empty hands.

Problem with baby plants,help needed.

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 09:29

Oh.. I forgot to say that discarding is not a option - I can't.

I was every night awake when it was -25C or sometimes even -27C outside and every hour I went out and put another load of wood into furnace. And so one and half months. + electric heating(electricity bill was over 400eur more than usual). Because it was still pretty cold I had to cure them with fungicides, If it was cloudy outside then I had to give them more light, water and feed them. I slept maybe 4 hours per day and now discard? No! 

Imagine that you are waiting a baby and then in hospital you get twins. But you bought only one bed and can't buy right now a second. Are you then saying so: "Darling, choose one you like more and let's throw the other one to garbage bin!"?

I doubt you will say so...

After all that I must fight until the end!

Heating the greenhouse

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 05:42

It depends on temp. you need. You can use solar vacuum tubes - you can get warm water even if it's cloudy, but problems will begin in summer. Propably you don't want to boil your plants.

If you can pot your plants, then best thing so far is heating film - If you can keep roots in warm then temp. outside can be very low. You can use it under kind of growing table.

One link I found about film

And if you don't need second half from your greenhouse during winter , then you can divide it using polycarbonate sheet or bubble wrap


Problem with baby plants,help needed.

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 20:58

and about cold-It is coldest spring in here during 46 year long period.

Problem with baby plants,help needed.

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 20:56

I belive that, but sometimes people have unused money sitting on paypal account - too few to buy something or withdraw, but it can help someone.

Btw, I'm offering cuttings from grapevines or black currant as reward. Grapevines are not crafted in here, they are mostly hybrids, but also very winterhardy up to -40C and some are very early. Black currant I offer is siberian, ripens in here eary July before other varieties. Sweet and big.

Problem with baby plants,help needed.

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 20:09

No, I don't want to sell or.. actually yes, but I'm living in Estonia and so far I don't ship to other countreies. Propably in future(someone said that you need think big, if you start your business), but right now I need to build a bigger greenhouse.

You can read about it from following link:

Problem with baby plants,help needed.

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 11:31

Hello everyone!

A year ago, after I graduated gardening school, I started to grow young plants and vegetables. But this year I'm in trouble with them and need a helping hand. Look closer: pics I made three days ago:

Thank you!

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