As you pore over the seed catalogues that are fast arriving now, note the time required for your choices to germinate and then grow to harvest or bloom. Then make up a calendar to make sure you get your seeds started at the right time. Now’s the time to check that you have the supplies you need, too.
Here are a few examples of seed starting charts:
Seed Starting Plan (by Gayla Trail/YouGrowGirl)
Seed Starting Date Calculator (Johnny’s Selected Seeds)
When-to-Start-Seed Calculator (Margaret Roach/A Way to Garden)