January 11, 2017

Starting Plants from Seed

Here at the farm, much of the ground is covered in winter snow and ice, but inside my greenhouses, there's a lot of spring-like activity - my gardeners, Ryan and Wilmer, are busy cleaning, organizing tools, transplanting and starting our vegetables and flowers from seed.

We start sowing seeds indoors soon after the New Year. Ryan sows thousands of seeds - all those wonderful seeds I enjoy purchasing during my travels, and seeds I've saved from years past. This year, I have lots and lots of seeds that I brought back from Paris. Starting from seed isn’t difficult. They can be planted closely together in seed starting trays, and then pulled apart easily when they're ready to move outdoors.

Enjoy these photos. And check my Instagram page @marthastewart48 to see what's blooming in my greenhouse now - so beautiful.