Jewels of Opar seedlings are coming up among the seeds and stems I laid on top of sterile germinating mix. They were on a heat mat until they came up.
Most seed companies say to plant pea seeds directly in the ground rather than inside, but my luck is improved by starting them inside where the birds and squirrels can't snack on them.
Dianthus, pinks, seedlings are so fragile when they are getting started. Hard to believe what tough little plants they will eventually become.