Gardeners around the nation are chomping at the bit to get some dirt under their fingernails. Gardening is one of the top hobbies in the nation. In fact, almost 50% of the population gardens in one shape, way, or form. And the hobby shows no sign of slowing down. In the past year, edible gardening rose by 11 percent. Fix.com has created a guide called “Seed Starting for Real People” giving you all the tips and tricks you need in order to plant a successful garden on the cheap.
But for some, going to a nursery and buying starter plants can be a huge chunk of change. However, planting seeds may be daunting. This guide details how you can start seeds in your home for a fraction of nursery plant cost. This post starts off with explaining how to create a seed starting container, how to choose the right medium to put in it, a downloadable seed planting calendar to help you decide what to plant and when, how to tend to your seeds, and even a handy list of what types of seeds do the best being started indoors/out.