Growing Herbs – How to Read a Seed Packet

Growing herbs from seed? Learn how to correctly read a seed packet and find out about some of the different types of information you’ll see on various seed packages.
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A comprehensive guide for both the beginner and experienced home gardener. Fully explained with heaps of photos, easy-to-follow text and real life examples.

Herb Seed Packets

We’ll be covering the basics, starting with how to read a seed packet, and discuss different techniques to achieve optimum temperature, moisture and light needs,” writes Scott on the website of Cultivating Community NV, which is sponsoring the event
 
How to Read a Seed Packet

Ordering seed packets online or picking up a few as you wander through a garden center is a nice way to get motivated for spring planting. The colorful photos in catalogs and the eye-catching store displays can get our  attention
 
Herb Gardener: How to read a seed packet

Information presented on seed packets will differ from one vendor to another. Nonetheless, most vendors will provide enough information to help ensure a successful crop for that particular plant.
 
How to Read a Seed Packet: What You Need to Know

Growing things from seed is incredibly rewarding and fascinating, not to mention fun. But there are a few things you need to know before you get started. And if you buy good quality seeds, you’ll find everything you need to know
 

 

8 COMMENTS

  1. That depends on where you are and how much light your fire escape receives! Most herbs need a good amount of sun, but mint, basil and a few others do well with some shade. You might want to check out the Urban Gardener for apartment and city gardening tips. Mike has some good information :)

  2. That depends on where you are and how much light your fire escape receives! Most herbs need a good amount of sun, but mint, basil and a few others do well with some shade. You might want to check out the Urban Gardener for apartment and city gardening tips. Mike has some good information :)