Indigrowing

About six weeks ago, I planted some indigo seeds. Since then, I've been recruiting adoptive homes for the plants. As the summer goes on, I'll be posting about growing the plants and extracting the dye.

Indigo seedlings emerging from peat pellets.

Indigo seedlings emerging from peat pellets.

Persicaria Tinctoria Seedling with cotyledons and first few leaves developing.

Persicaria Tinctoria Seedling with cotyledons and first few leaves developing.

Indigo seedlings in 72 cell packs ready to plant in the ground.

Indigo seedlings in 72 cell packs ready to plant in the ground.

Transplanted seedlings into the ground at Flywheel Farm in Woodbury, VT.

Transplanted seedlings into the ground at Flywheel Farm in Woodbury, VT.

Indigo seedlings planted in rows.

Indigo seedlings planted in rows.