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New Seed Starters Handbook Softcover

Great Resource for Starting and Saving Seeds

Item Number: BF681


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


by Nancy Bubel

Complete, up-to-date information on starting plants from seed. Tips on transplanting and setting plants outdoors is explained with many useful charts that provide information such as soil temperatures for germination.

  • How to start seeds indoors and outdoors
  • Encyclopedia of more than 200 plants gives you days until seed germination, planting instructions, and specific seed cultural requirements
  • How to store and save seeds and how long different seeds are viable
  • Special techniques and situations

Softcover. 383 pages. Rodale Press 1988.

Videos & Articles


March 5, 2015 - Peaceful Valley
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April 5, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 2.00 lbs. Dimensions: 6.5"L x 1.25"W x 9.25"H


A little too dry for me.

I got this book because, although I have never really been interested in starting seeds indoors, I thought I'd give it a try. This book is definitely full of information, but it's pretty dry, and I had a hard time getting through it.

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