1. Use our Indoor Mini Greenhouse. It contains everything you need to get started In a controlled environment to ensure your success.
Heavy Duty – Re-Useable
High dome with Vent
2 Tier Drainage
Peat Pellets Included
Kelp Meal – Plant Food
Seed Starting Instructions
2. Start with seed starting mix, peat moss, or a sterile mix. Ensure your container has drainage holes. Fill container to the top leaving no dead air space and dampen mix completely.
Plant seeds 2x’s the size of the seed.
Example – small seeds like basil just rest on soil surface while larger seeds like pumpkin will be planed ½” or more deep
If possible cover with clear plastic wrap to trap the humidity
Place in warm area ie – top of refrigerator, sunny windowsill, etc -> seeds do not need light to germinate but rather heat. Don't have a warm area? Check out our Heat Mats that maintain steady soil temperatures for heat loving plants especially peppers.
Each seed variety germinates at different rates and it also depends on your growing conditions. Once you see the sprouts emerge this is called germination.
At this time place in a bright sunny window or under your Table Top Grow Light
While growing mist with water regularly to make sure the soil is moist to the touch
Fertilize after the 2nd set of leaves have formed. We like to use organic nutrients such as Vermicompost (worm castings), Seaweed, Kelp, or an
All-Purpose organic plant food
(the numbers you see on the bag of fertilizers is called the “Ratio” more on this in a bit à but for now an “All Purpose” ratio should read 1-1-1 or 2-2-2 or 3-3-3. A brand I really like is called Down to Earth.