Seed Starting Made Simple

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Again from Mother Earth News.

Starting seeds indoors is a sure cure for the restlessness that plagues gardeners during the off-season. Just follow these basics steps to prevent mistakes, such as damping off or using the wrong seed starting mix, and watch your seedlings — and your savings — grow.
February/March 2012
You can start seeds indoors and experiment with unique heirloom selections to find the best varieties for your garden.

PHOTO: OTTMAR BIERWAGEN

You’ll love the benefits of growing your own transplants. You can grow unique heirloom selections as well as the best varieties for your garden’s conditions — which will boost your yields and reduce losses to pests, disease and severe weather.

The potential money savings aren’t small potatoes, either. Consider the cost of filling a single 4-by-12-foot bed with purchased transplants — typically selling for $4 to $5 each — versus paying $2…

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Hope says:

    I am getting excited about planting. Spent far too much at the local farm store buying seeds a couple of days ago. Just a few more weeks to go before I can plant!

    1. I’m getting excited as well. I’ve decided to grow some leafy greens while I’m waiting to plant for the garden. Just to keep me occupied.

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