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Starting Seeds: A Spring Planting Primer

Get ready for the gardening season with our spring planting primer on selecting, starting and planting seeds.

Seeds can be started in all sorts of repurposed containers, including old newspaper turned into pots.
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As a general rule, plants with short root systems, such as lettuces and spring onions, transplant well, while root vegetables are best grown from seed.
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Move seedlings started indoors out to the garden after the last threat of frost has passed.
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