2020 saw a lot of first-time gardeners coming into the store, and a typical question we encountered was whether we recommend starting seeds or shopping for plants to start a veggie garden. Truthfully, there are professionals and cons to each, so it actually depends upon the gardener! We’ve damaged down the fundamentals of germinating your individual plant seeds and compared that process to skipping forward and buying your individual starter plants, so you possibly can enjoy a backyard loaded with recent homegrown produce, no matter what your budget or ability degree could also be. Starting Seeds vs Buying Plants: What’s the Difference? The act of planting a seed, watching it sprout, and caring for it as it develops into a mature plant is a reasonably rewarding activity. Even those of us who failed to maintain our Tamagotchis alive can agree that tending to a plant from seed to harvest is an ongoing job value seeing by till the top. However, it positively requires some patience; depending in your chosen plant, it might mean a number of further weeks or months of care before planting into the soil outdoors.