|From top to bottom: two 4-foot fluorescent light fixtures, seed trays, and heat mat.|
|I had trouble fitting the whole setup in a single picture so I opted for this view. Not a great shot but it gives you an idea of what it looks like.|
You can also buy thermostats to control your heat mats. Unfortunately I don't have thermostats so I keep a thermometer and humidity gauge nearby for reference. It's not the most accurate gizmo but it's a good reference.
|Pick one of these up at your local hardware store.|
What do you do to prepare plants for the upcoming season? Peat pots, cups of seeds on a bright windowsill, pots outdoors? Wait for warmth and plant in the garden? I'd love to hear from you. I'll post again after I start the process and germination is underway.