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Beginner gardening: How to start a backyard garden from seed in 9 easy steps

Believe it or not, the first thing you need is a sense of adventure. OK, I know what you’re thinking, gardening is peaceful and just so zen—and it is! However, undertaking the tasks involved in growing fruitful plants in uncontrollable environmental conditions is an exciting and sometimes testing endeavor, putting you in touch with your adventurous spirit while enhancing your ability to conquer challenges. With that in mind, here’s the step-by-step process of creating your very own backyard garden from seed.

Beginner gardening: How a plant is grown from seed and the easiest plants to grow for beginners

Have you ever wondered how to grow a plant from seed? While it seems pretty straightforward, sometimes the results are disappointing for new gardeners. So what’s the secret to "starting a seed"? To give you a better understanding, we're here to break down the process of seed germination and provide a list of plants you can easily grow indoors from seed! So let’s begin.

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Founded in 1856, all Ferry-Morse seeds are Non-GMO. We pride ourselves on our seed freshness. Ferry-Morse pioneered the practice of selling only fresh flower, herb, and vegetable seeds, packed for the current season. Fresh seed means better germination rates. Always check for freshness by looking for the date on the back of the packet.