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Directions from Seed Events

How to Care for Your Seeds!

We are so excited that you came to the farmers market to plant seeds!  Here's the directions to care for your seeds!  You can always reach out to us for help too!

Happy Growing! 

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Care for Zinnia Flower Seed

Taking Care of Your Zara the Zinnia Potted Plants:

  1. Placement: Find a sunny spot indoors for your Zara the Zinnia potted plants. Choose a location near a window where they can receive at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day.

  2. Watering: Keep the soil in your Zara the Zinnia pots evenly moist, but be careful not to overwater. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out slightly between waterings to prevent root rot.

  3. Temperature: Zinnias prefer warm temperatures, so make sure to keep your potted plants in a room where the temperature remains between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) during the day and above 50°F (10°C) at night.

  4. Humidity: Zinnias don't require high humidity levels, but if your indoor air is particularly dry, you can increase humidity around the plants by placing a tray filled with water and pebbles beneath the pots.

  5. Fertilizing: You can fertilize your Zara the Zinnia potted plants with a balanced liquid fertilizer once a month during the growing season to encourage healthy growth and blooming.

  6. Pruning: To keep your Zinnias compact and encourage bushy growth, pinch off the tips of the stems when they are about 6 inches tall. This will help promote more flowers and prevent the plants from becoming leggy.

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Care for Your
Cucumber Seeds

Taking Care of Your Chester the Cucumber Potted Plants:

  1. Placement: Choose a sunny and warm location indoors for your Chester the Cucumber potted plants. Place them near a sunny window where they can receive at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day.

  2. Watering: Keep the soil in your Chester the Cucumber pots consistently moist, but avoid waterlogging the soil. Water the plants when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, and ensure proper drainage to prevent root rot.

  3. Temperature: Cucumbers thrive in warm temperatures, so maintain a room temperature between 70°F to 85°F (21°C to 29°C) during the day and above 60°F (15°C) at night for optimal growth.

  4. Support: As your Chester the Cucumber plants grow, provide support for their vines to climb. You can use trellises or stakes placed in the pots to support the vines and keep the cucumbers off the ground.

  5. Fertilizing: Feed your Chester the Cucumber potted plants with a balanced liquid fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season to provide them with essential nutrients for healthy growth and fruit production.

  6. Pollination: Since your cucumber plants will be indoors, you may need to hand-pollinate them to ensure fruit production. Use a small brush or cotton swab to transfer pollen between flowers gently.

By following these care instructions, you'll ensure that your Zara the Zinnia and Chester the Cucumber potted plants thrive indoors until they're ready to be transplanted outdoors.

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