Nothing sweeps away the doldrums of winter like flipping through a seed catalog: The colors! The flowers! But with hundreds of catalogs featuring thousands of ornamentals and vegetables, it can get overwhelming. Where to start? Here!
When it comes to growing your own food, there’s only one thing more satisfying than seeing your plants go from wily seedling to ripe, juicy fruit--and that’s seeing your plants go from a miniscule seed(!) to ripe, juicy fruit.
I’ve planted seeds directly in the garden, but never really started seeds indoors. After a humbling discussion with my community garden neighbor “Oh I start all my plants from seed,” he said. “Don’t you?” It was high time I started seeds myself.