Nest in Style on Horticulture Radio :: Episode 2: Starting Indoor Seeds

Springtime is an ideal time to start plants from seeds. That’s why Nest in Style on Horticulture Radio is focusing on seed starting this episode. You’ll learn how seed companies are protecting old heirloom plants for future generations, while others are addressing current health concerns. You’ll find a number of products and tools to make seed starting more enjoyable in the garden – including cost-saving tips for do-it-yourselfers. (DIYers)

Congratulations to Janet Ferguson for winning our Greenbo Railing Planter giveaway! Tune in next month when we talk with Proven Winners’ Danielle Ernst and see what plants are hot for 2011, along with lovely containers designed by Christina Salwitz of Seattle area and Lynn Felici-Gallant of New Hampshire. Enter to be one of several winners of those container plants too!

Seed Starting Resources

Flickr photo by operaticomnivore


Sow Seeds in Garden Directly

Soilless Mixes and Peat-Alternatives for Starting Seeds Indoors

Containers – For Sale and for DIYers

Keep Tomatoes, Peppers & Eggplants Warm While Germinating

Don’t Forget About Light

Listeners want to know: what seed starting products or tips have helped to make indoor seed starting easier for you?

Meanwhile, Go Grow Something. See you next month!

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About Nest In Style

Nest in Style on Horticulture Radio is a monthly podcast series that introduces gardeners to innovative tools and products, while sharing valuable horticulture information at the same time. Along with the latest tools, plants and products for your garden, Nest in Style on Horticulture Radio also examines time-tested solutions that keep on performing. You’ll find plenty of product tips and gardening advice in these podcasts, whether you are a beginner or have gardened for years. Your co-hosts include Jayme Jenkins, who recently co-authored “Garden Rules” (Cool Springs Press, 2011). As an OSU-trained Home Horticulturalist, do-it-yourselfer and social media enthusiast, Jayme is the owner of aHa! Modern Living, a design-oriented home and garden store based in Eugene, Oregon. Find Jayme on Twitter, Facebook and her blog at Joining her is Teresa O’Connor, co-author of “Grocery Gardening” (Cool Springs Press, 2010). Trained as a Master Gardener in California and Idaho, Teresa is a writer and speaker, who shares gardening, seasonal folklore and local food information as Seasonal Wisdom to thousands on Twitter, Facebook and her blog Do you have a story to share with Nest in Style on Horticulture Radio? Contact Past episodes of Nest in Style can be found on

2 thoughts on “Nest in Style on Horticulture Radio :: Episode 2: Starting Indoor Seeds

  1. Thanks, Annie. We wanted to show there are lots of resources out there for gardeners just starting with seeds. And we agree that it’s important all gardeners understand the importance of heirloom seeds in our gardening/culinary history. We always appreciate your comments. Thanks for stopping by! Teresa

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