Starting seeds indoors this year? I sure hope you are! It's such a great feeling to get our hands into some dirt again after the long winter months.
We're now in prime time for starting seeds indoors. The seeds you are planting now, carries the promise of a beautiful and productive garden from summer thru fall. That makes it vitally important that your seeds germinate quickly, and the seedlings begin life with a fast and healthy start.
So, what's the big deal about starting seeds!? You stick a few seeds in the soil, add some water, wait a few days and Voila.... You've got seedlings!
If only it was that simple all of the time. Some seeds can be downright difficult to germinate. Some seeds can take several weeks to sprout. Some should be soaked in water overnight. Some need extra warmth.
It's the big and the little things you do to when planting seeds and caring for seedlings, that make a huge difference later, when transplanted into the garden. That's why new gardeners and even well experienced gardeners take a few minutes to review seed starting tips and ideas.
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