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Plant Your Garden From Seed: Hands-On Vegetable Seed Starting Workshop with Garden Expert Nan Sterman


In this workshop, Nan Sterman teaches you how to plant and grow vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs from seed. 

You'll plant and take home your entire vegetable garden in just two hours! Nan shares her secrets, tips, and techniques developed over the years for her own garden and while testing seeds for Organic Gardening magazine. 

You'll learn: 

  • How to start different kinds of seeds 
  • The best time of year for starting seeds 
  • How to read seed packets 
  • Nan's favorite seed starting tools and supplies (you'll be surprised!) 
  • How to avoid common mistakes and failures  

If you've dreamed of growing vegetables from seed or struggled with seeds in the past, this workshop is for you! 

Event Details:

  • Location: Gelson's Market La Costa/Carlsbad
  • Cost: $95 per ticket (Price includes all supplies)
  • Date: Tuesday, April 4 @ 6:30pm
  • Registration for this workshop ends at 10pm the evening before the workshop. No refunds or changes after that time, nor can accept walk-in participants.


One person per signup. Suited for children (with their adults) ages 12 and older. This intimate workshop is limited to just 20 people. Reserve your spot before the spaces fill.  

Photo Credit: Nan Sterman