Why Start Seeds?
There are lots of
reasons to start your own seeds indoors.
1. You like to grow unusual varieties. There are thousands and thousands of vegetable and flower varieties, yet relatively few of these are commonly grown by commercial growers to sell as transplants. So if you want to try that Moon and Stars watermelon or Candy Cane zinnia, you'll probably have to start them from seed yourself.
2. You like to get a jump on spring. Starting seeds indoors is a great way to brighten up late winter and get those gardening juices flowing.
3. You want to save money. Seeds cost less than plants. You can grow dozens of plants from a single packet of tomato seeds.
4. You enjoy it! And you can take pride in knowing you nurtured your vegetable and flower plants from seed.
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