5 Reasons You Should Start Your Own Seeds Instead Of Buying Seedlings

It's a little extra work upfront, but the benefits are pretty astounding.

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Sure, it’s easy to pick up a few “six packs” of tomatoes and marigolds at the garden center. But why do that when you can have a greater selection of veggies (and fruits), huge yields for way less money, and plants that have never been treated with chemical fertilizers or herbicides? Seems like a no-brainer to us.

Here, we cover the 5 most compelling reasons to start your own seeds this growing season.

Bigger Yields For Less Money

Even after you figure the cost of seed-starting supplies, growing your own transplants is still cheap. At the garden center, a flat of 36 petunias, for instance, will cost you about $12, but a packet of 100 seeds costs only about $2.

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