Never re-use soil from another plant or outdoors to start your seeds indoors. This soil will carry all sorts of pathogens and possibly insects. Start with something fresh, and something sterilized to prevent disease.
Seed Tip Of the Week
Perennial seeds like a period of cold before being started. If you’re starting any perennial, cold stratify them for 3-6 weeks before you plant them. Take the seeds, place them in your fridge, then remove after a few weeks. This simulates the conditions perennial seeds […]
Don’t bother buying a bunch of seed starting pots – think of reusing containers you have around your home. Single serve yoghurt containers are the perfect size for starting seeds (as are the larger containers). Try milk cartons, margarine tubs, or any plastic container around […]