Sowing the Seeds of Success: 

Tips for Smart Seed Selection


The past few years have seen a noticeable increase in the number of people choosing to grow food in their backyards. Eighteen million new gardeners have joined the ranks of seasoned veterans planting and harvesting homegrown food. Seed catalogs, websites, and local home and garden stores now offer a broad selection of possible choices for the home gardener.

Knowing which seeds to select depends on a few variables such as first and last frost dates and growing zone. In this episode of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s ‘Extension Out Loud’ podcast, Stephen Stresow of Cornell’s Garden-Based Learning program discusses some key factors to consider when selecting seeds. 

Want to Know More?  Listen to the Podcast HERE

Last updated March 24, 2023