"Get some sticky traps. Fungus gnats like the yellow ones. This will not get them all but will greatly reduce the numbers. A pyrethrin based spray is also effective on the flying adults. Some products containing Bt (bacillus…"
"You can use Coco coir to start seeds. I would use a 20-30 percent mix of perlite with it to prevent moisture issues. Use a light strength multi purpose fertilizer (1/4 strength) to condition the coir and perlite mix. Neptunes fish…"
Yes, I have grown epazote. I live in zone 4 so I always say, if it can grow here, it can grow anywhere! If your starting your seeds indoors perhaps the reason they are scrawny is that they aren't getting enough light? They also start…"
"Update on the Epazote. So I got it germinated with a little heat and now have it coming out of my ears! I overwintered a plant in my greenhouse which seeded and now have many many many epazote babies growing out of a raised bed in there!"
"I am about to attempt to make a batch of wine using some windfallen pears. Any advice? I have the ole 2 five gallon bucket brew kit that I figure will come in handy.
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Does anyone have any experience growing epazote/espazote? I have some scrawny seedlings and am wondering if there is anything I could do to improve germination.I am also looking for other good and fun herbs to grow in a hoophouse overwinter.Experience and Insight PleaseSee More