18 Feb '13, 7pm

17 easy-to-start seeds for beginner gardeners

17 easy-to-start seeds for beginner gardeners

Starting your own plants from seed is easy. If you've tried to start your own plants from seed in the past without success, give these 17 seeds a try this year. Growing your own garden from seed can be less expensive than buying seedlings from the garden center, and cheaper than buying produce from the supermarket. 8 easy edibles to start from seed Beans: Pole beans or bush beans? It doesn’t really matter because beans are possibly the easiest seeds to start in your garden . Chard: A nutritious leafy green that every first-time gardener should grow. Chard stalks come in a rainbow of colors, but the part we generally eat is the leaf (at right) Cucumbers: Easy to start outdoors directly in the soil when the soil temperature warms up. Radishes: A great crop to plant early in the spring when temperatures can be too cold for anything else. Carrots: Another easy-to-grow root cro...

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