Seeds sown a little bit early

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    Craigy16ed Apprentice Gardener

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    Thanks for that I am only really bothered about the coleus and Dichondra, the others can be scrapped and I will sow something else with my son more suited to this time of year. We generally have some Nice weather up here in April may so I’m hoping to get them out mid April although I will sow again in March just to be safe Incase it does freeze
     
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    I'd keep both of them warm and give additional light. Coleus can be nipped out. We bring a few in over winter and nip the tops out when they get leggy. I find that coleus don't grow much until they get plenty of sunlight and warmth. Sowing more in March isn't a bad idea and gives you a chance to buy more varieties
     
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    Craigy16ed Apprentice Gardener

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    Thanks for that I will be sure to keep pinching!
    I thought about scrapping them but decided to carry on, I’m confident I will raise some decent plants and will be interesting to compare with the March sowing
     
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      Don't give up Craigy16ed, you can also try when re-potting, to plant a little deeper.
       
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      Keep reducing the temp` and grow them on slowly.
       
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      My seedlings are at the 4 week mark and they were all doing really well but the leaves on some have recently started curling slightly and others look a bit crumpled. Is this normal at this age or might I be doing something wrong?
       
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