Easy Seed Starting Online Course

Sign up now to start your spring vegetable garden from seed.
A self-paced, online course. Runs March through July, for just $159.

Do You…

  • Want to grow your own fresh produce, but don’t know how to start?

  • Spend a bunch of money on seeds, but have no idea what to do with them?

  • Plant seeds that don’t sprout (or they sprout and then die)?  

  • Think you don’t have a green thumb… (You have a green thumb!  Of course you do!)

If so, my Easy Seed Starting Course is for you!

What You'll Learn

This course will teach you to start vegetables, flowers, and herbs from seed

You’ll learn the tips and techniques to go from seed to seedling to planting including: 

  • Prepping your seed starting materials 
  • Germinating your seeds 
  • Watering, fertilizing, and maintaining your young seedlings
  • Successfully transplanting you seedlings to soil
  • Caring for your newly planted seedlings
  • And much more! 

You’ll finish the course with a garden full of beautiful vegetables, herbs, and flowers!

How It Works

You’ll receive a curated seed starting kit that includes:

  • Seeds for 19 different vegetables, herbs, and flowers
  • Nan’s reusable seed starting container
  • Harder-to-find tools and items you’ll need for the course

Nan guides you through 16 lessons. Watch them on your own schedule from any device.

Join live mentor sessions with Nan and fellow seed starters, twice monthly.

You’ll get access to Nan’s Seed Starter Community where you can:

  • Share successes with fellow seed starters 
  • Get questions answered by Nan
  • Learn from alumni seed starters

Plus, you’ll get downloadables, coupons to Nan’s favorite brands, and more

This course opens March 1st and runs through mid-July. 

Testimonials

Nan's Seed Starting FAQ

Easy Seed Starting Online Course runs March 1 through July 15, 2023. You can start anytime in that window but it is best to start by June 1st.
  • Easy Seed Starting In-Person, Floral Studio Experience is Saturday March 11 from 10 am to 1 pm.
  • Easy Seed Starting In-Person, Historic Balboa Park, Sunday March 19 from 1 pm to 4 pm.
  • Easy Seed Starting In-Person participants have access to the online course as well.
    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. Easy Seed Starting In Person includes the online course PLUS a half day, hands-on experience with Nan Sterman. During the hands-on experience, Nan guides you through planting your entire spring/summer vegetable garden from seed. You take everything home, ready to sprout. 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. In the in-person, hands-on workshops, Nan Sterman leads you through the planting process. You take home your entire garden, seeded and ready to sprout. You also have access to the video series, live coaching sessions, and online community of veteran Seed Starters.
    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 hello@waterwisegardener.com 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 hello@waterwisegardener.com.
    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 hello@waterwisegardener.com
    No problem! You can email us at hello@waterwisegardener.com 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 www.WaterWiseGardener.com.