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Growing tomatoes and lavender from seed

Hello, I have started growing tomatoes from seed in a 9cm pot and the shoots have come up about 4cm, just wondering if I keep them in there or move them to something bigger. Then I have lavender in 5cm cardboard pots that have come up 2cm, should I move these to something bigger? I've seen Monty taking out individual seedlings before - should I do that or just plant to something bigger. These are both on my windowsill. Any advice would be great - thanks

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,549

    If all your tomato seedlings are in one pot they need pricking out into individual pots or  cells - this shows you how https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDJn0O1U14c

    Plant them nice and deeply, up to the first seed leaves to produce good sturdy plants.

    Can you show us a pic of your lavender seedlings please?

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  • Sarah 30Sarah 30 Posts: 16

    Thanks for this Dove from above.

    I can't upload the pictures image - there are about 8 shoots in each pot for the lavender but they haven't grown any more in the last week so i'm worried that i need to do something else with them.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,549

    If the lavender have more than their two initial seed leaves, then you can prick them out too - into individual pots or modules and let them grow on like this

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     Put them outside in a sheltered but fairly sunny spot - don't let the compost get too sodden - I would mix some horticultural grit or vermiculite with it to help drainage. 

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