Seed Starting Soils and Containers - Ep. 184

Just Grow Something | The "Why" Behind the "How" of Gardening

13-02-2024 • 19 mins

Seed starting does not need to be intimidating but it does come with a special set of requirements for true success. Two components to that success are the soils we use and the containers we choose. Not all soils and containers are created equal. Today we dig into the different types of seed starting mediums and containers available on the market and ones we can dig up in our own home. (Pun intended.) Ssurprise surprise, the potting soil you choose to use may not actually be soil at all. And the containers may be something you already have sitting in your recycling bin. Let’s dig in!

*February Question of the Month: What is your most successful crop and why?

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