5 Tips for Ordering Garden Seeds {Plus my 2016 Seed Order!}

Getting ready to place your garden seed order? These tips will help you get the biggest bang for your buck!

Before you order your garden seeds, make sure you've read through these quick and easy tips to help you maximize your money and make sure you get what you need! These 5 easy tips for ordering garden seeds will help you get your order right!

Tips for Ordering Garden Seeds

1. Take inventory of the seeds you have already have. – You can often save money on shipping if you get everything you need at once, instead of having to place multiple orders because you forgot something. I’ve also ordered seeds I already own when I fail to do a good inventory. Make sure you make a good list of what you have and what you need before placing your final order.

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Seed Starting for the Organic Garden

Let’s talk seed starting. If you’re growing a garden this year, seed starting might be on your list of things to think about right now. I started out this year with a much more thorough {shall we say} attempt at seed starting than in previous years. I only marginal success with seed starting last year and the year before and I wanted this year to be different.

Amazing, homemade seed starting shelfSeed Starting for the Organic Garden

Dan built me an amazing seed starting shelf last month, complete with adjustable lights and 4 shelves, using material he found around our homestead. I ordered my seeds from Baker Creek way back in December and drooled over them for many months. I bought organic potting soil, nice seed starting pots, and heated mats for better germination. You can read my post here with 5 supplies I recommend for starting seeds and see my baby seedlings when they first germinated!

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