Equipment and Supplies

We recommend the following equipment and supplies to start seeds indoors. This equipment will last you years to come and we encourage using recycled materials where possible. 

Equipment:

  • Metal or plastic rack, strong enough to hold your trays and lights
  • Florescent light rack & bulbs (cool and warm preferably or "daylight"
  • Timer

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Planting Materials:

  • Seed starting mix, preferably organic
  • Containers like reusable cell packs (use recycled container like yogurt or coffee cups; be sure to poke drainage holes)
  • Cut old plastic blinds into labels
  • Trays (reuse Styrofoam meat/fish trays to catch water)

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