If you are a beginner gardener with only a small amount of space to grow your vegetables lettuce can be a great starting point.
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Where to buy seeds online
‘Planting now will ensure your mini crops are ready from June to November,’ says Louise. ‘Remember to pop plant labels next to each herb so you don’t get muddled. And position your window box in the sunniest spot you have – ensuring fresh and fragrant herbs.’
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens are usually a beautiful retreat for London residents and tourists in the summer. However, until the gardens reopen we will have settle for their beautifully packaged seeds. The Kew heritage boxes are filled with selections of herbs, sweet peas and scented flowers.
If you only have a window sill to grow plants on consider planting up your herb garden from scratch. Not only will they smell delicious in your home, but will add a punch to your cooking.
Because there’s never been a better time to start a vegetable garden.
It's official: the homegrown vegetable garden is making a major comeback this spring. With many of us spending more time at home and grocery shopping requiring extra precautions, many Americans are starting their own vegetable gardens, some for the very first time. According to Jack Whettam, sales and marketing manager at Hudson Valley Seed Co, orders have increased "by orders of magnitude" this year, and other seed companies report similar spikes in sales.
While many seed companies experienced shipping delays or had to take a short break to catch up on shipments earlier this April, most are currently back to accepting new orders. Translation: now is a great time to order and start planting all of those tomato, zucchini, and eggplant seeds. Buy vegetable seeds online at the sources below, then consult our month-by-month guide to learn what to plant when.
For those looking to plant wildflower varieties that are beneficial to their local ecosystem, American Meadows provides a guide for seeds by region, by benefit, and by growing condition. The company favors growing flowers that are good for the local ecosystem, such as native plants and those that attract pollinators and beneficial insects.
Few curated collections
Terrain’s seed products make great gifts, which is why so many of them are packaged and ready to give to your friends and family. With that being said, these packaged seeds do come at a higher cost than many others (and are only available in kits and pre-arranged products).
“With a great variety of seeds, this site offers detailed growing information as well as growers profiles to provide more insight.”
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