Are you itching to get your hands into the dirt and work on your garden yet? Throughout the south shore and all of Massachusetts, blankets of snow prevent us from getting out in the yard. There is an answer. Sowing seeds indoors in winter is a great way to get satisfy that desire to get back to gardening.
Starting seeds in February and March will get a jump start on you garden while saving money and enhancing the diversity of your garden. Seeds are incredibly inexpensive and available in much more varieties than the typical potted seedlings available at nurseries. Sowing seeds can be tricky, and years of experience tends to help gardeners learn what works best. Providing the right level of warmth, light and oxygen can be a delicate balance. But first-timers shouldn't be scared. The cost is nominal and it's a fascinating prospect to grow full fledged flowers or vegetables from tiny seeds.
Here are two great articles that can help you in the process of sowing seeds indoors:
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