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Yesterday we started planting some seeds (radish, spinach, peas, coriander, dill, kale, broccoli, lettuce and some flowers) that don't mind the cold (we had a frost warning yesterday!..) and we had a hard time figuring out how to do that efficiently because of the mulch.
Question 1: When you are transplanting seedlings you can put the mulch back around the plant (not too close to the stalk) but when you are planting seeds you have to leave the mulch out until they sprout, right?
Question 2: If so, how can you do that efficiently? Should we have planted the seeds and then mulched the whole thing once they sprout, i.e. did we mulch too early? We were worried that the "weeds" would take over if we didn't mulch right at the beginning.
Doing this on a 15x3 garden plot is really not that big of a problem but I'm thinking it would be really tedious to do this on a larger scale. With seedlings it wouldn't be as complicated but it takes a while before seedlings are ready and I would like to start whatever is possible from seed.