Starting from seed; everything you need to know in 10 easy steps

If you live in the Northeast, you know it’s been one heck of a haul towards something remotely resembling spring these days. With mornings still hovering in the 30's and 40's and afternoons barely scraping the 50 degree mark, it’s hard to make a case for any early spring planting in the garden. However, for those of you who read my last post about keeping busy while it’s still cold outside, you’ll know there’s nothing idle about these winter-esque days. With nearly four weeks until Mother's Day (the unofficial green light day for planting in the garden) , now’s still a great time to get your seeds started indoors if you haven’t already!

TO NOTE: In this post, we'll only be exploring starting seeds indoors, versus directly in the garden.

Before you begin, you’ll need a few essentials: