Starting vegetable seeds indoors is a great way to get a jump start on the vegetable garden. Typically seeds can be started indoors six to eight weeks before the last frost date, depending on the particular vegetable.
Once you have established a solid garden plan and purchased seeds, it is time to begin working on starting vegetable seeds that will grow into a productive vegetable garden. Here are six great items for starting vegetable seeds right.
Burpee Eco-Friendly Seed Starting Greenhouse Kit
Burpee Ecofriendly Seed Starting Greenhouse Kit – This green seed starting kit is a wonderful way of starting vegetable seeds. 100% of this kit can be composted, which is great for keeping plastic out of the landfill. You can start up to 25 seeds with the kit.
Burpee Ultimate Growing System
Burpee Ultimate Growing System – This is a very nice way of efficiently and quickly starting vegetable seeds. It features 72 starting cells, a clear greenhouse-style cover and a watering try and mat that works great for keeping the starting cells throughly watered. The germination rates are outstanding!
The one drawback is the seed starting tray is somewhat flimsy. None the less this seed starting system is a nice tool for starting vegetable seeds. Here is my review of the Burpee Ultimate Growing System – Burpee Seed Starting Tray.
Organic Biodegradable 3″ Seed Starting Pots
Organic Biodegradable 3″ Seed Starting Pots – These 3″ organic biodegradable seed starting pots are simple and easy to use. Once your seeds are ready to transplant in the garden, just plant the pot with the plant! Since the pot is 100% biodegradable it will decompose and add nutrients right to the vegetable plant as it grows. This will help to keep you from disturbing the root system when planting and will help prevent stunted growth or dieing.
Hydrofarm Germination Station with Heat Mat
Hydrofarm Germination Station with Heat Mat – The Germination Station comes with a convenient heat mat that warms the seedstarting mix and will help germinate seeds much quicker. You can start your favorite vegetables seeds weeks earlier than before!
The Germination Station will have your vegetable and herb seeds sprouting in no time.
Burpee Seed Starting Formula
Burpee Seed Starting Formula – The Burpee Seed Starting Formula is a perfect solution for a soil alternative when starting seeds indoors. Get your plants off to a great start with this all-natural mix. Indispensible for germinating seeds, transplanting young seedlings, and sustaining the growth of your seedlings. Mix helps provide proper conditions of aeration, drainage and water retention, for healthy root and foliage development.
The New Seed Starter’s Handbook
The New Seed Starter's Handbook – Whether you are new to seed starting or a first-timer this is the must have book for seed starters. This book covers topics such as starting seeds indoors, moving the seedlings outdoors, transplanting techniques, and how to save seeds for next year. It is a wonderful tool for honing your seed starting skills.