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    Gardening-Spinach Problems

    I have some spinach in a pot that is having all kinds of issues. It germinated really well, then about 3/4 of the plants died off shortly after germination. It has been outside, in some pretty harsh sun, but I have been watering it about every other day. I am contemplating moving it inside on a window sill, and re-seeding the pot.

    What do you think? Maybe I need to switch to some other variety of salad greens that likes the heat better. My apartment deck gets some pretty harsh full-on afternoon sun. Any suggestions on a type of salad green that would grow better with this weather.



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    Re: Gardening-Spinach Problems

    Was your pot drying out between waterings?




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    Re: Gardening-Spinach Problems

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Was your pot drying out between waterings?
    Yeah it was, I started watering it about every 3 days or so, and made sure it was dry before I watered again. Now I increased to watering a little more often, but that doesn't seem to be helping either.



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    Re: Gardening-Spinach Problems

    Any white moldy stuff near the base?



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    Re: Gardening-Spinach Problems

    Too hot this time of year for spinach. Lettuce would do okay.



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