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how do i stop seedlings on a window sill going leggy.thank you.



You can't - the gardening term for this is etiolated - which means they're not getting enough light, so they get thin and leggy. Increase the light supply, or sow the seeds later.

18 Feb, 2011


Even sowing the seeds later--which means more hours of light a day--the seedlings may still get leggy if they don't get enough direct sun. Artificial light might help, but may be a project due to the necessary intensity. Granny's old Loetz lamp can't hack it!

19 Feb, 2011


You can do something but it is quite involved.

See my blog on light boxes.

19 Feb, 2011

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