Country Lore: Paintbrush Seed Starting

Use a paintbrush to cover tiny garden seeds during seed starting.
By Norma Howie
April/May 2008
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Some vegetable seeds are tiny and difficult to cover with your hand or a trowel. I have found that using a paintbrush allows me to brush just the right amount of soil onto the seeds without disturbing them or planting them too deeply.

Norma Howie
Elmwood, Ontario








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