Introduction: Starting Seeds Indoors - How to Start Seeds
This is my method for strating seeds indoors in my basement.
Step 1: Starting seeds indoors - Growing guide
Step 2: Setup indoor grow table for starting seeds
Step 3: Turn a woodworker's workbench into a grow table
Step 4: Use chains for hanging grow lights from ceiling
Step 5: Select the best grow light for starting seeds indoor
Step 6: Hang grow lights from your ceiling studs
Step 7: Choose a grow light timer for starting seeds
Step 8: Choose the best seed starting potting mix
Step 9: Trays and containers for starting seeds indoors
Step 10: Seed starting accessories and tools
Step 11: Water seeds and seedlings
Step 12: Sources to buy Seeds - Starting seeds indoors
Step 13: Ways to label seedlings
Step 14: Pretreatment for seeds - Seed scarification method
Step 15: Pretreatment for seeds - Cold stratification method
Step 16: Pretreatment method - Soaking seeds before planting
Step 1: Get the Right Materials and Tools for Starting Your Seeds
List of materials needed :
Seed potting mix
Labels (markers) and proper pen.
Small garden shovel
Step 2: Grow Table or Stand Set Up
Buy fluorescent grow lights or LED Grow lights.
Use any table as seedlings table.
Hang your lamps with chains.
Step 3: Grow Light Timer and Germination Methods.
Use a light timer to control the photoperiod duration.
You can install your trays under light over a woodworker's bench too !
For improving germination rate of seeds :
- Cold stratification
- Scarification (scratching the seed coat)
For french instructions. Pour des instructions en français : Les semis intérieurs le guide.