March 17, 2016
From the LA Times Home and Garden 3/5/16
by Jeff Spurrier
Gardeners grow from seed for a variety of reasons. It’s cheaper and more predictable, especially if you are using seed saved from that tangy Roma tomato that did so well last year.
And for lettuces, Asian greens and carrots, things that are quick to harvest, repeated successive sowing around the growing plants with seed means there’s always something to eat in the garden.
Growing from seed also opens up your palate to plants rarely found as six-pack seedlings at the local nursery. Read more
(Photos from my garden)