Germinating Seeds
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growing seeds

Zone 6 | Cheyenne added on April 20, 2012 | Answered

Over the years I have planted seeds indoors so I can have a nice potted plant area in my backyard. Every single time I've tried to do this (both flowers and vegetables) they sprout, grow a few inches, then die off. What am I doing wrong?

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Heather
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Answered on April 22, 2012

This is called damping off. This article will help you correct it:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/seeds/what-is-damping-off.htm

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