seed starting


  • Do’s and don’ts of growing from seeds

    WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath covers the basics about growing vegetables from seeds. When should you start? What type of containers and soils should you use? What type of lighting works the best? How close that lighting should be to your plants might surprise you.

  • Be strategic when you nurture those seedlings

    It is much harder to raise little plants from seed indoors than to nurture big plants outdoors, says WTOP garden editor Mike McGrath. The skill set is totally different.