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Nick

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Planting beet seeds
« on: February 12, 2018, 01:21:20 pm »
I'm new to Earthbox but have been gardening for a few years.  I want to plant beet seeds this Spring.  The conventional method is to sow the seeds in rows and to eventually thin the seedlings to the desired distances.  How do I do this in an Earthbox? Do I sow the seeds under the mulch cover and then cut holes for the seedlings that I will eventually keep, or do I sow the seeds in an uncovered Earthbox and place the mulch cover over the seedlings? I do not have the space or facilities to start the seeds indoors. Any advice would be very welcome.  Thanks in advance.

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Re: Planting beet seeds
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2018, 05:13:22 pm »
Cut holes in the cover and direct seed. You should be able to get a couple rows planted
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