Learning how to germinate seeds is one of the most important aspects of becoming a gardener. You can always buy clones, but as you'll soon learn, starting seeds yourself unlocks all kinds of benefits.
One of the two methods of plant propagation, starting your plants from seeds can be a rewarding experience. When planting from seed, you are able to select from a wide variety of strains and genetics.
Another reason some growers choose to germinate seeds instead of cloning is because a seedling will generally yield more than a cloned plant come harvest.
Whatever your reason, you have your seeds, but you are unsure the best way to sow them. These are just a few of the benefits. We'll cover more later, along with a few of the drawbacks in the interest of transparency.
Worry not, because today, we are going to teach you how to germinate seeds quickly and efficiently, ranging from the simple paper towel method to a high-quality complete seed starting kit!
First, let's cover all the reasons you should consider the seed starting route vs starting clones, along with what a seed actually needs to start popping taproots.jason