Seed Starting Basics

Know the seed starting basics: starting your seed sprouting inside will go a long ways towards giving your garden an early start.

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In late winter, start onion sets, shallots and garlic indoors in compartmented trays. In three to four weeks, roots will be numerous and leaves 10 to 12 inches high; they’re ready to plant in the garden. Spring rains will make for fat bulbs at harvest time.
Walter Chandoha