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Growing Spinach, also English spinach

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23 Apr 09 Jackie (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I have had good success with Yates "Winter Queen". I plant the seeds in my own seed raising mix (mushroom compost & blue metal dust). I use 4 inch pots & stand them in a container of water to keep the mix moist until the plants germinate and show their first two leaves. Then I take the pots out of the water and just sprinkle them each day until they are ready to transplant. It seems that every seed I plant germinates when I do it this way.
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