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Late entry, but the pelletized seed was a disaster here this year...

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> On Aug 11, 2016, at 10:18 AM, David Zuckerman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> We have found poor carrots germ (pelleted) this year as well.  We did get
> better germination in our last planting by watering it every couple of days.
> But we are not happy overall.
> 
> DZ
> Full Moon farm
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of 1000 Stone Farm
> Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 6:03 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Responses:Pelletized carrot seed
> 
> Hey sorry this is a bit later but here they are:
> Overall the point of view was that using Pelletized carrots was not
> providing the germination rates that folks wished, sometimes really bad
> germ...
> Germination times exceeding 14 days
> The best advice I got was to cover beds with row cover to maintain moisture,
> of course on a large scale not a solution probably but for small farms with
> 100 ft beds very possible. 
> Thanks everyone! 
> Enjoy the rest of summer!
> 
> Kyle Doda
> 1000 Stone Farm
> Brookfield, VT