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May 26, 2018 12:56 PM CST
Fort Myers, Florida
So I'm trying to grow some eggplant and collard greens as well as Carnations the seeds have already popped a root out after about 4 days now I'm not sure if that is still too soon to move other to soil or not.

Also possibly not a good thing to use but I bought some Peat Moss I was curious if they would grow in?

What size pot would be fine for a single eggplant and Collard green I can't sadly plant them in the ground due to a big problem with locust so I've been using my porch to grow tomatoes on.

By the way I'm in Southwest Florida if that helps.
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May 26, 2018 1:29 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Hopefully your seeds are in little pots, not just lying around someplace. Don't transplant them until they have a couple adult leaves. For an eggplant, you need at least 5 gallons. The Collards need their own pot or you will need a bigger pot for both of them.
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May 26, 2018 4:02 PM CST
Fort Myers, Florida
I forgot to mention that I was using the Ziploc bag method with a paper towel, the collard greens have baby leafs just a bit small then a pea, the plant it's self is I think a little bit short then 1 inch.

Will they be able to managed in Peat Moss or is their something I should've bought rather then peat moss was pretty surprised that an 85lb bag of Peat moss was only $12 at Lowes.

All I do know is I'm out of 2.5 gal pots because it appears more seeds germinated then I thought would, but I guess if all of them make it I think the guy and his wife next door might like me even more...

I gotta go back to Lowes next week anyways so I'll pick up a few 5 gal pots maybe I'll just buy 5 gal fabric bags they're cheaper.
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May 26, 2018 4:33 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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If you are germinating on paper towers, you have to carefully pluck them off as soon as you see a hint of a root. If the roots develop too much, the tiny important roots will be rooted in you paper towerls. If that happens, plant a piece of paper towel too.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada
Webmaster: osnnv.org
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May 26, 2018 5:46 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
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And when you do plant them, use potting soil. Peat moss won't work - it is a soil additive, usually used to raised the acidity of garden soil.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada
Webmaster: osnnv.org
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