>Zinnia Seedlings – Day Seven

> I guess my seed gathering efforts have not been in vain. The Zinnia seeds I planted seven days ago are now tiny seedlings. I will now proceed to sow more. I noticed daffodils beginning to peek out of the ground at the side of my house and in our back garden.

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” – Percy Bysshe


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6 Responses to >Zinnia Seedlings – Day Seven

  1. Christine B. says:

    >With apologies to Percy, spring seems far, far away! What color will your zinnias bloom?Christine in Alaska


  2. >These are mainly red's and pinks. I am going to try giant yellow this summer also.


  3. Rosey Pollen says:

    >Best of luck to you with those Zinnias. I love seeing the seedlings and then later, if all goes according to plan, to see the actual flowers in your garden. Will spring ever get here?!?Rosey


  4. Meredith says:

    >I've never grown Zinnias. Which ones would you recommend for a newbie Zinnia grower?


  5. debsgarden says:

    >You garden should have lots of beautiful zinnias this year!


  6. >Meredith, I have always had good luck with Burpee's giant varieties of zinnia's. They are the best! Good luck! – Chris


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