Garden Spotlight: An Array of Seeds

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We showed you our tiny seedlings this morning, but now we want to back up for a moment and show you the seeds we planted. We were fascinated by the range of sizes and shapes in the seeds we planted…

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First up – the beets! They were are all knobbly and odd-shaped – rather like Grape-Nuts.

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The cucumbers were exactly what you’d expect… cucumber seeds!

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…as were the beans. They’re just beans, of course!

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The mesclun lettuces, on the other hand, were a mix of many kinds of seeds. These will sprout chervil, radicchio, arugula, and more.

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And the radishes were tiny, perfectly round brown seeds.

Were you surprised by the shape or size of any of the seeds you planted this spring?

(Images: Faith Hopler)

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