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Johnny's Pro-Am Seedling Grower Kit | Tech Sheet (PDF)
By growing your own seedlings, you can plant the varieties you prefer and have them ready for your garden in prime transplanting condition when you want them. The Research Department at Johnny's Selected Seeds has designed this kit of professionally-approved flats and trays for maximum versatility and long life. Read More
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Johnny's "Light" Pro-Am Seedling Grower Kit | Tech Sheet (PDF)
By growing your own seedlings, you can plant the varieties you prefer and have them ready for your garden in prime transplanting condition when you want them. The Research Department at Johnny's Selected Seeds has designed this "light" version kit of professionally-approved flats and trays for maximum versatility and long life. (By not including the germination mix with this kit, it can be shipped anywhere.) Read More
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Guidelines for Starting Seeds Indoors | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Follow these guidelines for starting healthy seedlings indoors from seed, including tips for hardening off your transplants and troubleshooting advice. Read More
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Video: About Pelleted Seed
Watch a summary on the key advantages of using pelleted seeds: decrease seed waste and time spent thinning, easier to see, handle, and less likely to jam in mechanical seeders. Read More
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Video: How to Start Your Seeds with Soil-Block Makers
Get an early start to your growing season with Johnny's soil-block makers. You can easily make your own seed-starting blocks with our soil-block-making tools and a bag of germination soil mix. Soil-blocked seedlings reestablish themselves more quickly, with less transplant shock. Soil blocks also eliminate the expense, waste, and storage issues of plastic pots, and their negative impact on the environment. Read More
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Johnny's 512 Mix | Instructions for Using Our Compost-Based Growing Mix
Johnny's 512 Mix is a complete, compost-based growing mix for soil blocks, trays, or other growing containers. A blend of mature compost, sphagnum, fish meal, and perlite, with no chemical fertilizer or wetting agents added, it is approved for use in organic production in the state of Maine through the MOFGA. Read More
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Paperpot Transplanter | Instructions for Use | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Follow the instructions in this Tech Sheet to gain the best results and advantages with using the Paperpot Transplanter. Detailed recommendations are provided for crop selection, preparing and seeding the paperpot seedling pots and trays, optional accessories, handling the seedlings when readying to transplant, bed preparation, transplanter adjustments, loading the seedling trays, and executing the transplanting process to best effect. Read More
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Redi-Heat Seedling Mats | Instructions & Considerations (PDF)
Please read these instructions with care prior to using Redi-Heat heavy-duty seedling/propagation mats. Read More
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Guide to Choosing a Grow Light | Tech Sheet (PDF)
To comparison shop and select a grow light unit suitable for your needs, it can be helpful to understand terminology as well as the basics physics of light and photosynthesis.Here are some general definitions and details to look for when deciding which type of supplemental lighting to use for growing seedlings. Aspects covered include color and color temperature, lumens, wattage, determining the number of lights you will need, and timing. Read More
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Video: Paperpot Transplanter Demonstration
A demonstration on the Paperpot Transplanter: how the plow opens the furrow, the sweeps are set for correct angle and depth, the honeycomb pots are fed down the chute, then tamped down into their new beds by the press wheels. Read More
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Precision Vacuum Seeder Trial Results | Plate Recommendations for Vegetables (XLSX)
This interactive worksheet displays the results of our recent Precision Vacuum Seeder Plate Size Trial, in a sortable, filterable matrix of VEGETABLE crops,120 specific varieties, their seed types (e.g., raw, pelleted), average quantity of seeds per weight unit, the labelled seed size, where appropriate, the best precision vacuum seeder plate size, and notes and recommendations for best results when seeding trays using a Precision Vacuum Seeder. Save the file to your desktop to make your own edits and keep more detailed records of which Precision Vacuum Seeder practices and plates provide you with the best results. Read More
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Precision Vacuum Seeder Trial Results | Plate Recommendations for Flowers & Ornamentals (XLSX)
This interactive worksheet displays the results of our recent Precision Vacuum Seeder Plate Size Trial, in a sortable, filterable matrix of 95 FLOWER & ORNAMENTAL see crop varieties, seed types (e.g., raw, pelleted, film-coated), average quantity of seeds per weight unit, the labelled seed size, where appropriate, the best precision vacuum seeder plate size, and notes and recommendations for best results when seeding trays using a Precision Vacuum Seeder. Save the file to your desktop to make your own edits and keep more detailed records of which Precision Vacuum Seeder practices and plates provide you with the best results. Read More
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Video: Plug Popper | Quick Demo
Johnny's Tools & Supplies Trialing Technician Jen Goff offers a quick demo of the Plug Popper, a device that allows you to save time while transplanting by loosening all the plugs in an entire flat in seconds. We can't imagine how we'd ever manage without one! Read More
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Precision Vacuum Seeder Trial Results | Plate Recommendations for Herbs (XLSX)
This interactive worksheet displays the results of our recent Precision Vacuum Seeder Plate Size Trial, in a sortable, filterable matrix of HERB crops, 50 specific varieties, their seed types (e.g., raw, pelleted), average quantity of seeds per weight unit, the labelled seed size, where appropriate, the best precision vacuum seeder plate size, and notes and recommendations for best results when seeding trays using a Precision Vacuum Seeder. Save the file to your desktop to make your own edits and keep more detailed records of which Precision Vacuum Seeder practices and plates provide you with the best results. Read More
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Video: How to Use the Precision Vacuum Seeder
Learn how to use the Precision Vacuum Seeder with Jen Goff, Johnny's Tools & Supplies Trialing Tech. Watch this 4-minute video to learn all you need to know to get started with this labor and money-saving tool. Read More
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Manual Leek Planter | Instruction Sheet (PDF)
Follow the instructions in this Tech Sheet when using the Manual Leek Planter for production of leeks with long, blanched shanks. Hilling of the crop becomes less necessary with this technique and the crop can be spaced more intensively, in 3 rows over 30"-wide (75cm) beds. Read More
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