There’s nothing quite like home grown vegetables and herbs, but for those of us who aren’t great gardeners, knowing when to start growing seeds can be a daunting task. While this infographic by Illustrated Bites focuses on growing herbs, the time tables and other tips are useful for most plants that you start growing as seeds.

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Simply start growing seeds indoors, in a small pot with sun exposure through a window, a month before the last frost in your area. Keep the seeds misted until they grow seedlings about 3 inches tall. Next, get your seedlings ready for life on the outside by placing them in a sheltered, sunny spot outside during the day and bringing them inside at night. After that, your plants should be ready to move and thrive in the ground outside.

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