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Bluze  Send Bluze a private message!


Posted on Tuesday, May 08, 2007 - 12:22 am EST :   Last Buddysize PhotosCopy highlighted text to new message Print Post

Hi: I started some oregano and mint indoors (never grown either before) probably at least 6 weeks ago. It seemed to germinate ok, but since then neither has grown much. Everything is barely 1/4 inch high.

I guess that oregano does not like a lot of water, and I don't think I'm over watering it. I've been putting both outside on the warm sunny days we've had lately, but still no change.

I must be doing something wrong because at this rate it will take them forever to go anywhere.

Any suggestions?

Bluze - New York, Zone "?"
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Posted on Tuesday, May 08, 2007 - 11:50 pm EST :   Last Buddysize PhotosCopy highlighted text to new message Print Post

You are right about the water requirement. Oregano is a tough drought tolerant plant, once established. It doesn't like fertile soil, and it doesn't like a lot of water. Mint, on the other hand, does like consistent moisture. You probably can leave them outdoors from now on, since both like a lot of sun, especially oregano.

David, the other CA, 10/17

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