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You can start planting seeds for your spring garden Submitted: 03/30/2015
RHINELANDER - It might not have felt like spring recently, by it is time to start thinking about your spring gardening.

It is still too early to plant outside, but, you can get a jump on your garden by planting simple seeds like tomatoes, herbs, or marigolds.

This is a good time of year to begin growing your own vegetables and flowers.

"It lets them have something and start something growing already in their house. People are just so excited for spring and they want something to be growing already," said Ruth Hempel from Forth Floral.

You want to keep your plant in a warm spot and well watered.

You can move it into the sunlight once it begins to grow.

"You want to start with a good seed starting mix, which is a light soil mix that the seeds germinate well in. And, then, there are a number of different sizes of pots that you can use. Then you fill your seed starter in the pot, add the seeds, and put a little bit of seed starter over the top," said Hempel.

There are a number of bright colored flowers, like hydrangeas, that can help your transition into spring.

Story By: Jeanine Ilacqua

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