Starting seed indoors is a great way to save money when you need lots of plants for your landscape.
With a sunny window, a sunroom or an artificial light set-up you can raise hundreds of dollars worth of plants for just a few dollars.
Judging when to start the seed indoors is a bit tricky. Seeds take various lengths of time to germinate and grow to planting size – which should coincide with the first warm weeks of spring.
Here are two good resources for gardeners trying to start seed indoors: