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[Tomato Dirt #169] Start Seeds the Easy Way With a Seed Starting Kit
January 31, 2019

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 9, Number 3

Dear Tomato Dirt reader,

Welcome back to Tomato Dirt! A couple times a month, we’ll send you this newsletter packed with tips about growing tomatoes and using them.

What You Need for Starting Seeds

Potting soil, peat pots, cell trays, grow lights … make sure you have what you need to start seeds for your garden.Take a look at seed starting gear used by gardeners like you!

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FEATURE: Start Seeds the Easy Way With a Seed Starting Kit

Seed starting kits offer an excellent value if you want to grow your own tomato plants from seeds. By purchasing a kit, you save money over the price of buying individual components.

And kits are convenient. In one package, you get all you need to start tomato seeds. Beginners, in particular, are drawn to kits because using them makes starting tomato seeds much less intimidating.There are lots of kits out there. Consider two important features as you choose yours.

What to Look for in Seed Starting Kits

  • Planting tray system: traditional vs. self-watering
  • Size: bigger is better
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Some of Our Favorites for Starting Seeds

For Peat’s sake! Sphagnum peat moss and other soilless ingredientsGarden gloves (of all kinds) for digging in the dirt Dig it: garden trowels from Fiskars and others

More Seed Starting Tips

What Containers Should I Use for Starting Tomatoes?Growing Tomato Plants: How to Make Your Own Potting MixGrowing Tomatoes from Seeds: What Potting Mix Should I Use?Compare Seed Starting Pots for Starting Seeds

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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