MARTINSBURG – Don’t worry if you haven’t received any seed catalogs in the mail. Many catalogs are available online, and now is the time to plan and choose plants for your garden. Since seeds are small, compact and easy to mail many more choices are now available and affordable. Check the seed displays at your local garden center. Plan and order early for the best selection.
Here is a list of some seed companies to consider and their contact information:
Free seed starting class
Master Gardener Angie Faulkner will lead a seed starting class a 10 a.m. Saturday at the West Virginia University Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center at 67 Apple Harvest Lane.
The class, free and open to the public, will detail how to successfully start seeds for the 2014 gardens, including when to begin, how to transplant, where to garden, and what tools, lights, soil are needed.
For more information, contact Eleanor Finn (Eleanor_finn@yahoo.com) or Louise Finch (firstname.lastname@example.org).
– Mary Beth Bennett is a WVU Extension agent and associate professor. She may be reached at 304-264-1936 or MBBennett@mail.wvu.edu