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PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:00 pm    Post subject: moss on compost in plug trays Reply with quote

i have several new plug trays filled with compost and i have seeds sown the seedlings germinated but the surface of the compost has a green moss like plant growing on it .the tunnel is well ventilated i tried keeping the compost on the dry side in an attempt to stop the moss growing with no sucess they have goo light
should i use perlight
what should i do
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 1:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you overwatering or sitting the plug trays in water to wick up Nemo?
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 4:37 pm    Post subject: moss on compost in plug trays Reply with quote

thanks for your reploy
the plug trays are sitting in aluminum baking trays i put water on the trays then the plants draws up the water but some times i use the watering can to give them a foliar seaweed liquid feed which way is causing the moss what shouldnt i do
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 5:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two threads running here......

Check out this one too:

http://www.gardenplansireland.com/forum/about4863.html

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Two threads running here......

Check out this one too:

http://www.gardenplansireland.com/forum/about4863.html


Yep, locking this one up. Please check the other one folks.

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