Amateur Gardening

Plant starter kits

SEED sowing is the basic starting point that gets most people into gardening. That satisfying moment when you realise the seeds have germinated and the tiny shoots are showing through the compost is highly addictive. So, it’s important that whichever seeds you sow do geminate, and the most obvious way to make sure is to buy a starter kit.

Such kits are popular and many are aimed at beginner gardeners or those with no garden, but access to a windowsill or balcony. Once the plants are growing, they can be moved into bigger pots and grown either outside or near a window indoors.

Three basic types

Herbs, tomatoes and peppers are all ideal

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