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The seeds need to stay moist but you don't want to drown them. Sounds like you're seeding in a 1020 flat with a humidity dome. The humidity dome will help retain moisture. I'm assuming you're also using a typical seed starting mix that contains a lot of peat moss. You can tell if the the mix is too dry for seeds to germinate if the color on the top has gone ...


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Definitely an Impatiens variety (busy lizzie) - can't tell how tall it is, but it looks remarkably like I. walleriana - if its taller than it seems, it'll be one of the New Guinea hybrids. I note the black specks on the plate its standing on - I'm assuming that's soil from the top of the pot from when you water. That indicates the soil is too high in the ...


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Looks like an Impatiens, have the leaves been oiled? They are so shiny, that may not be the best thing for them if they have been oiled. I agree with getting the foil off and having a look at the roots, re-pot in fresh dirt.


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I'm not 100% certain where you are, but I vaguely recall its Europe somewhere - if so, no, you shouldn't have to water the ground at this time of year, unless you live somewhere like southern Italy. Pots, on the other hand, may want watering if its been very dry and relatively mild where you are - I'm in the UK and I did have to water balcony pots last week ...


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If the area is getting 6 hours or more of continuous direct sunlight (not blocked in any way by trees, buildings, or anything), you will be able to grow just about any vegetable to maturity. More than that will cause even better growth, though; 6 hours is about the minimum for healthy growth in a lot of vegetables. If you are going to have less sunlight ...



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