Thursday, February 18, 2010

Starting Seeds

A vacuum seeder is used to seed 288 cell flats very quickly. Note: this one was made by Brad who is operating it.

Float bed for transplant production. The flats float on top of the water.

Empty flat

The underside of a flat. The hole lets in water.

A seedling rack with germination chamber at the bottom.

A timer controls the florescent lights.

A thermostat controls the heat mat in the germination chamber.

Inside the germination chamber.

Watering in a small container.

Watering in a kiddie pool.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

stinging nettle