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Seeds

STARTING SEEDS

Starting seeds indoors

Six tips for successfully starting seeds indoors from Mary Schier, editor of Northern Gardener magazine.

6 secrets of seed-starting success

From fans to worm castings, here are six ways to get your seeds off to a strong start.

Best equipment for seed starting

Before you buy a single flat, check out our recommendations for the best seed-starting tools.

Winter sowing

As northern gardeners, we have to find creative ways to extend our short growing season. Try sowing seeds outdoors in winter and spring.

Seed starting webinar

Watch and learn how easy it is to get started.

Germination and growing temps

Check out this handy chart to find ideal soil germination conditions for various vegetable plants.

SAVING SEEDS

North Circle guide to seed saving

Tips from the pros at Minnesota's very own seed company, North Circle Seeds.

The Exchange seed-sharing platform

Share and swap homegrown seeds on this seed-sharing platform hosted by Seed Savers Exchange.

Seed saving Q & A session

Listen in and learn from our July 2020 MN SEED (Saving Essential Edibles and Diversity) project webinar.

Community Seed Network

Join this virtual community of seed-saving, -sowing, -collecting, -swapping and -loving growers.