How to Start Seeds for Your Garden Indoors

By: Julie Day

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Growing vegetables and flowers from seed is one of the most rewarding aspects of gardening. Starting from seeds has some definite advantages over buy plants, including:

  • Less expensive
  • More plant variety available
  • Maximum control over growing conditions
  • Increased control over planting time
  • Gives head start on spring planting

Read on for some tips on how to start seeds indoors.

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  • Tom McGibbon Says:
    March 22nd, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    I enjoyed the article, “How to start vegetable seeds indoors”. I have several fluorescent lights in my house that I thought I would use but you do mention that you need full-spectrum (daylight) bulbs. I take it, these bulbs are different that everyday fluorescent bulbs and to be effective the full-spectrum bulbs are necessary.

    Thanks,

    Tom McGibbon


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