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Easy Seed Starting In-Person,
Hands-on Workshop

ON SALE for $189 — Limited time only!

Historic Balboa Park

Sunday March 19 th, 1 pm to 4 pm

Meet Nan and your fellow seed starters in one of Balboa Park’s historic spaces for an afternoon of seed starting. This quiet corner is where plant lovers meet to share their secrets, swap plants, and discover the wonders of nature. Parking is nearby and we’ll be indoors so we can work through the afternoon – rain, or shine.

About In-Person Seed Starting Workshops

In these hands-on, in-person workshops, Nan teaches you all about seeds. She demonstrates the planting process then leads you through it step-by-step. You’ll get all your questions answered as you get dirty – in a good way.

Take a coffee (or tea) break part way through to enjoy a selection of delicious baked goods and other yummy surprises.

By time the end, you’ll have planted your entire garden, seeded and ready to sprout.

And that’s not all… Nan’s support continues. From the day of your workshop through July, you’ll have full access to

  • The Easy Seed Starting Online video workshop series
  • Bi-weekly coaching and Q & A sessions over Zoom
  • The supportive community of experienced seed starters for help and encouragement.

From seed to seedling to transplant, Nan leads you every step of the way.

P.S. This is a wonderful opportunity to share an experience with a loved one, enjoy a fun project with friends, or give your favorite gardener a very special gift!


Nan's Seed Starting FAQ

Easy Seed Starting Online Course runs March 1 through July 15, 2024. You can start anytime in that window but it is best to start by June 1st.
Easy Seed Starting Online Course is self-paced. Log into the course to follow a series of step-by-step videos that walk you through starting seeds, raising seedlings, and planting them into your garden. All participants in every workshop have access to a large Facebook support group as well as live Zoom coaching sessions that Nan Sterman hosts twice a month.
For the Easy Seed Starting Online Course, log in to the Easy Seed Starting Online website to find the video series. Work through the videos on your own schedule and at your own pace up until July 15th. Twice a month, Nan holds a live coaching session on Zoom. Once you log into the workshop, you’ll find the Zoom calendar with dates and times. In addition, our online community of veteran Seed Starters offer their support and wisdom.
You have access to the online course videos from March 1 through July 15, 2023. By July 15th, you should have completed planting your summer vegetable garden. You have lifetime access to the online Seed Starter community.
You can watch the videos as many times as you like, whenever you like, between the time you enroll and July 15, 2023.
If you signed up for an in person workshop, all your supplies are provided on-site. If you signed up for the online course, we send you seeds, a special seed starting container, and some harder-to-find items. You’ll get a shopping list of supplies you can find easily in local nurseries.
There’s a shopping list in the box we send you, we’ll email it to you, and there is a pdf copy attached to the course videos. If you have trouble finding it, please email for help.
Nan holds a live coaching sessions on Zoom twice a month on Tuesday nights, from 7 to 8:30 pm (PST) from March through mid July 2023. Check the course calendar for links to the Zooms.
You are planting a wide variety of seeds, including annual vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs - all of which we send you.
Please use the seeds we send you.
There are many high-quality seed vendors online and excellent seeds available at your local independent nurseries. One of our favorite online sources is Renee’s Garden seeds.
Yes! It makes a great big mess and mess is part of gardening, so enjoy!
As with all courses, each registration is for one person. Sharing the link is a violation of the terms and conditions you agree to when you purchase the online course.
Nan's techniques for starting seeds indoors will work for you no matter where you garden.
While there are no guarantees in life, hundreds of home gardeners have been successful using Nan’s techniques and we’re sure you will be, too.
Yes! If your group or organization is interested in a private workshop, please reach out to us at
How nice of you! When you go through the purchase process, add their name, email, and shipping information to the form provided. If you need help, please reach out to
No problem! You can email us at and we’ll respond as soon as possible.
Glad you asked! Nan Sterman offers several webinars and her Garden School which launches soon. If you’d like to be notified of the launch, please sign up for Nan’s email list at
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