Seed Starting

Growing Peppers

Peppers are a breeze to grow. Basically, you plant them and watch them take off! But, for maximum production, a little pampering helps. Plant peppers in a bed that receives full sun.

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Hardening Off Your Seedlings

Your seedlings may look like they are ready to go it on their own in your garden, but be kind, prepare them for the extremes of your garden with a process called ‘hardening off.’

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How To Direct Sow Seeds
Learn how to direct sow seeds from Burpee's expert horticulturist.
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How to use The PotMaker
Watch how easily this little device turns small scraps of newspaper into biodegradable seed starting pots.
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Seed Starting Part 1
Learn the reasons we start certain seeds indoors and why it is so popular.
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Seed Starting Part 2
Discover the four critical elements of starting seeds indoors- Water, Temperature, Soil, and Light.
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Seed Starting Part 3
In the final installment of our series we show you how to put it all together and get growing!
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Netted Seed Starting Pots
These expandable pots have the soil and the container all in one ready to go unit.
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Burpee Ultimate Growing Kits
These all-in-one kits have everything you need to start seeds like a pro.
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Indoor Seed Starting

It's possible to have a fine vegetable garden by buying young plants. But you will have a much wider range of possibilities if you start your own plants from seeds indoors.

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Direct Sow Seeds
It's the miracle everyone wants: You plant a seed in the soil, add a little water and sunshine, and soon you're eating what you grew.
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Seed Starting Basics

Growing from seed not only gives you a much larger selection of vegetables and flowers to choose from, it also lets you get a jump on the growing season by starting many plants indoors.

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Burpee Eco-friendly Seed Starting Mix
The easy and eco-friendly way to start seeds indoors. Specially formulated to grow strong, healthy plants.
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Eco-Friendly Seed Starting Containers
Earth friendly seed stating containers that you can plant right in the garden.
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Burpee Self-Watering Seed Starting Kits
These self-watering kits come in a variety of sizes and have everything you need to start seeds like a pro.
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Project: Germinate Where?
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Starting Seeds in a Jar
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Eggshell Garden Hatchings
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Direct Sow Seeds
It's the miracle everyone wants: You plant a seed in the soil, add a little water and sunshine, and soon you're eating what you grew.
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Burpee Greenhouse Kits
These easy kits are ideal for growing seedlings to transplant size. Just add water and seeds.
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Burpee Ultimate Grow Light
Compact and stylish enough for everyday use. Designed for smaller containers and seed kits. Delivers high efficiency growing in a small space.
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Burpee Concentrated Seed Starting Mix
Just add water and it quickly expands to an amazing 8 quarts of quality growing medium for seed starting and containers.
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Saving Seed Packets
Saving seeds from year to year reflects a gardener’s very best intentions and a naturally thrifty nature.
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