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The New Seed Starters Handbook

The New Seed Starters Handbook

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 THE NEW SEED-STARTERSHandbook
BY NANCY BUBEL
Illustrations by Frank FretzPhotographs by Alison Miksch& Rodale Press Photography Staff 
 
Contents
Introduction
Section One
Starting Seeds Indoors
1.
 
Why Start Your Own?2.
 
First the Seeds3.
 
Choose Your Medium4.
 
Containers5.
 
Sowing Seeds Early Indoors6.
 
Germination7.
 
What Seedlings Need8.
 
 Transplanting into New containers9.
 
Growing On10.
 
Light11.
 
Problems
Section Two
Moving Plants Outdoors
12.
 
Soil Preparation13.
 
Mapping Out the Garden14.
 
Hardening Off 15.
 
 The Art of Planting Out16.
 
Cold Frames, Hotbeds, and Cloches17.
 
Care of Young Transplant18.
 
Direct Seeding19.
 
 Treating Plants with Seaweed Extract20.
 
 The Fall Garden21.
 
Insect and Animal Pests22.
 
 The young Seed-Planter
Section Three
Special Techniques and Situations
23.
 
Starting Seeds in the Greenhouse24.
 
Growing Vegetables in the Greenhouse25.
 
Starting Wildflowers from Seed26.
 
Starting Trees and Shrubs from Seed
Section Four
Saving Seeds and Making Further Plants
27.
 
Why Save Seeds?

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