Tag: Seed

DIY Seed Starting Kits – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/seed-starting-basics.aspx Learn how to make biodegradable seed starting kits out of newspaper in this how-to video by MOTHER EARTH NEWS editor Hannah Kincaid.Avoid spending too much money on pre-made seed starting kits and instead use materials that you have around your home, such as newspaper, brown paper bags or paper towel rolls. When your seedlings

How to Check for Seed Viability – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/starting-seeds-indoors-zm0z12djzsor.aspx When in doubt, test seeds out! Here’s how to perform a seed viability test: Moisten the paper towel or coffee filter. Fold 10 seeds into the towel or filter. Seal the paper seed-filled towel in a zipper bag and then be sure to mark the bag to identify the seeds. Place the bag in