The New Seed-Starter's Handbook
By Nancy Bubel
(Rodale Press, Paperback, 9780878577521, 385pp.)
Publication Date: February 1988
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Why start plants from seed?
* Earlier harvests
* Greater variety
* Healthier seedlings
* Lower costs
For the most complete, up-to-date information on starting plants from seed, turn to "The New Seed-Starter's Handbook." Written by a gardener with 30 years of experience, this easy-to-use reference explains everything you need to know to start seeds and raise healthy seedlings "successfully." You'll find:
* The latest research in seed starting
* The best growing media
* The newest gardening materials
* Solutions to seed-starting problems
* Source lists for seeds and hard-to-find gardening supplies
And An encyclopedia section lists "more than 200 plants--"including vegetables and fruits, garden flowers, wildflowers, herbs, trees, and shrubs--with details on how to start each from seed.