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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!

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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.

A close-up captures a hand placing small tomato seeds into a germination box filled with rich brown soil. The dark, fertile earth provides a nurturing environment for the seeds to thrive.

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When to Start Seeds in Zone 8

Starting seeds at the right time allows you to get your plants in the ground so they can thrive. Join former vegetable farmer Briana Yablonski as she shares when to plant seeds in zone eight.

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How to Sow Seeds in Cell Trays

Master Naturalist Sarah Jay is getting ready for seed-starting at her home in Texas. In this piece, she considers seed cells, their use, and the types out there on the market.

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When to Start Seeds in Zone 9

Wondering when to start seeds in zone 9? Join former vegetable farmer Briana Yablonski as she shares when to plant seeds so you end up with healthy crops.

Two images of winter sowing vs. starting seeds indoors. The first picture has some milk jugs with potting mix and seeds sown. Another image shows a close-up of a man's hand sowing small seeds into a seed starter tray. The trays have many in-depth cells filled with soil mixture. The seeds are small, flat, round in shape, yellow in color.

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Which Is Better: Winter Sowing or Starting Seeds Indoors?

If you’re wondering how to decide if winter sowing or starting seeds indoors is better, you’re in the right place! Organic farmer Jenna Rich will go through some of the pros and cons of each, as well as common mistakes growers make when trying a new method.

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21 Easy to Start Seeds for Beginner Gardeners

As you embark on your first gardening season, there is no need to be intimidated by complex growing methods. Former organic farmer Logan Hailey shares 21 seeds that are easy to plant and quick to germinate so you can enjoy fresh food and flowers ASAP.

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How to Winter Sow Seeds in a Milk Jug

Get a head start on your spring garden without an elaborate indoor seed-starting setup. Former organic farmer and garden expert Logan Hailey explains how you can reuse milk jugs as mini-greenhouses for starting seeds outdoors.

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When to Start Seeds in Zone 10

If you live in zone 10, you’re fortunate enough to be able to grow plants year-round. Join former farmer Briana Yablonski to learn when to start seeds in zone 10.

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19 Best Seeds To Start Indoors in Winter

If you’re eager to start planting seeds, these 19 plants are perfect for an indoor start! In this guide, former organic farmer and gardening expert Logan Hailey offers the best tips for properly timing your winter seed-sowing efforts.

Vibrant light yellow Marigolds bloom gracefully, petals unfurling like delicate sunbursts. Each flower boasts a golden center, surrounded by layers of intricate, feathery petals. Lush, green leaves serve as a verdant backdrop, framing the radiant blossoms.

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24 Seeds to Grow in 2024

When Texas Master Naturalist Sarah Jay isn’t marveling at the wonders of her surrounding native ecosystem, she’s learning as much as possible about growing her own food. Here, she outlines the top 24 varieties to grow in 2024 via a list developed by Epic Gardening’s Kevin and Jacques!

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15 Giftable Seed Collections to Shop This Black Friday

When shopping for gifts this Black Friday, a specially curated seed collection should be at the top of every garden lover's list. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton gives her picks for gifting yourself, friends, or family to spread the joy of gardening this holiday season.