Seed Starting Guide
Nurturing herbs from seeds offers many benefits to the herb gardener: You get a head start in the garden; you can minimize the chance of introducing soil-borne diseases to your garden; you’ll save money; and you may even have fun along the way!
A Seed Starting Guide for Herbs and More
Think of the future: Try this carefree garden for a riotous self-seeding bed, year after year.
Here are universal rules for successful seed starting. Then discover our favorite seed catalogs.
Grow your favorite herbs without problem, and get your herb-growing questions answered.
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