Starting garden plants from seeds indoors can be an enjoyable project for
any gardener. Itís a relatively inexpensive way to grow a wide variety of
plants. Many garden favorites are found in a greater variety of colors,
sizes and growth habits as seeds, rather than as started plants.
When selecting vegetable varieties, check packets for the number of days
until harvest to be sure your choices will ripen before frost. Many
long-season vegetables must be started indoors in early spring. Similarly,
many annual flowers need an indoor start if they are to bloom during the