Country Lore: Paintbrush Seed Starting

Use a paintbrush to cover tiny garden seeds during seed starting.
April/May 2008
http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/seed-starting-zmaz08amzmcc.aspx




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