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7 Tips for Seed Starting Success

Learn the secrets to growing healthy plants from seed
Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 6:17 PM

Great tips for ensuring successful seed starting and making the most out of your spring plantings and garden.

Also check out the article on setting up your DIY Indoor Seed Starting Station.

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Greenhouse Tomato Starts: Phil Wiliams

Starting Seed Indoors VS. Direct Seeding VS. Self Seeding Annuals

Exploring options and past experience
Thursday, April 3, 2014, 12:44 PM

When I first started gardening, I had a tough time figuring out what plants I should start in my greenhouse, which plants I should direct seed, and which plants I should let seed themselves. As with most gardening and permaculture questions, the answer is…… depends.

Before we even get into which plants I like to start inside, which plants I like to direct seed, and which plants I like to let self-seed, I think it is important to understand the benefits and drawbacks of both methods of propagation. » Read more