How to Read Seed Labels

It's important to take every measure you can to improve your chances of a great garden harvest. It starts with having healthy soil, followed by sewing it with fresh seeds. Some get their gardens going with starter plants, which is totally fine. But for a backyard gardener, starting with seeds can be a great option, as a whole package provides plenty more than what you need, and they are less expensive than buying plants.

When using seeds, it is so important to carefully read the information on the package. The last thing you want to do is buy seeds for the wrong season or the wrong zone. And as an organic gardener, you certainly don't want to sew any genetically modified or non-USDA certified organic seeds. It's important to make sure they're fresh as well!

Here are the main things to remember:

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