How to Start Vegetable Seeds

Watch this video tutorial to ensure you take advantage of BC's limited growing season as best you can

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Different plants require specific pots that cater to root sensitivity levels

Tips and techniques for preparing your vegetable seeds this season

In cooler climates, starting seeds indoors is a good way to get a jump on the season and ensure you have edible plants mature enough to produce a bountiful harvest before summer’s end.

For warm-season crops such as tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and eggplants, starting early is a must, as these plants can only be put out when temperatures warm.

Watch this vlog for tips on how to start your vegetable seeds, plus how to handle growing plants that are tough to transplant or those with tender root systems.