The New Seed-Starter's Handbook Why start plants from seed? * Earlier harvests * Greater variety * Heathier seedlings * Lower costs * Satisfaction For the most complete, up-to-date information on starting plants from seed, turn to The New Seed-Starter's Handbook. Written by a gardener with 30 years of experience, this easy-to-use reference explains everything you need to know to start seeds and raise healthy seedlings successfully. You'll find: * The latest research in seed starting * The best growing media * The newest gardening materials * Solutions to seed-starting problems * Source lists for seeds and hard-to-find gardening supplies And! An encyclopedia section lists more than 200 plants- including vegetables and fruits, garden flowers, wildflowers, herbs, trees, and shrubs--with details on how to start each from seed.Nancy Bubel is the author of 'The New Seed-Starter's Handbook', published 1988 under ISBN 9780878577521 and ISBN 0878577521.