Re: [gardeners] Nigella - Love in a mist

Cynthia Mayeaux (
Sun, 11 Jan 1998 12:57:00 -0500

At 07:06 AM 1/11/98 -0700, you wrote:
>How did you get them started?  Friends say "oh, just throw them on the
>ground..."  Nigella didn't germinate for me like that.  Of course, I do
>have the world's population of California quail, house finches and sparrows
>eating everything loose in my yard...Margaret
just covered the seeds with 1/8" of soil.  Nothing special.

Give those birds something better to eat... bird feeder in another area
with niger, sunflower seeds and cracked corn for the quail.

I didn't try starting them indoors, don't know if they take kindly to
transplanting, but hey, thy're annuals, can't you be brutal with annuals
and still have them flourish?


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