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Starting seeds is a cost-effective way to get a jump start on the garden, but can be tricky. Learn how to successfully kickstart your garden!

Tall hollyhock stems rise gracefully, adorned with lush leaves that catch the light. Soft and fuchsia pink flowers bloom delicately along the towering stalks. In the background, verdant plants create a rich tapestry of foliage, completing the scene.

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How to Grow Hollyhocks From Seed

If you’re looking to add classic charm to your property or start a cottage garden, you should include hollyhocks! In this article, organic farmer Jenna Rich will show us just how easy it is to start these herbaceous plants from seed.

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When to Start Seeds in Zone 7

Wondering when to start seeds in zone seven? Join former vegetable farmer Briana Yablonski as she shares the optimal time to plant seeds for a healthy harvest.

A vibrant summer day at Smale Riverfront Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lush wildflowers in shades of red, purple, and yellow line a sidewalk along the Ohio River. In the distance, the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge stretches majestically across the water, its steel towers reaching towards a clear blue sky.

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When to Start Seeds in Zone 6

Starting seeds allows you to grow a wide variety of crops and get a jumpstart on your growing season. Join former farmer Briana Yablonski as she shares when to start seeds in zone six.

A close-up displays a green bean seedling emerging from rich brown soil, symbolizing growth and vitality in nature. The seed's outer shell splits open, revealing the tender sprout beginning its journey towards the sunlight.

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20 Seeds You Can Direct Sow in Winter

Planting seeds in the winter allows you to get a jump on the growing season and avoid the work of transplanting. Join gardening expert Briana Yablonski as she shares 20 seeds you can direct sow in winter.

Flower seeds February. Close-up of flowering Snapdragons plants against a blurred background of a green blooming garden. Snapdragons, also known as Antirrhinum, are characterized by their orange-pink, tubular flowers that resemble dragon jaws. These flowers grow on tall spikes, and their petals are fused to form a wide, open mouth. Their foliage is bright green and lance-shaped, providing a striking contrast to the colorful blooms.

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17 Flowers to Start From Seed This February

Want to get a head start on your spring garden? February is an ideal time to plant from seed, depending on the last frost date in your region. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton shares her favorites for early sowing!

A billowing nasturtium plant with coral red flowers tumbles over a brick wall.

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15 Fast-Growing Annuals to Start From Seed

If you’re anxious to get your garden growing and blooming again as early as possible, go all out with these fast-growing annuals. Join gardening expert Melissa Strauss as she shares the plants that will get you kicking off the growing season in Epic fashion.

A gardener holds a sweet alyssum seedling just removed from its cell tray pot.

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When to Start Seeds in Zone 5

Not sure when to start seeds in zone five? No worries! Organic farmer Briana Yablonski is here to explain important factors and dates related to seed starting.

In a vibrant backyard, tall plants and blooming flowers stretch toward the sun, painting a lush and colorful scene. Amidst this tapestry of greenery, the purple coneflowers steal the spotlight with their striking, vivid hue.

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25 Easy-to-Grow Wildflowers for Your Garden

Building a wildflower garden is a wonderful way to attract pollinators and create a stunning space to enjoy for many years. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 25 easy-to-grow wildflowers that look beautiful in the home garden.