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Top 10 Germinating Projects

  1. 1. How to Grow Eggplants

    While technically a fruit, eggplants are treated like a vegetable in the kitchen. For a speedy start plant the seeds indoors.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 2. Greenhouse Advice

    DIY experts discuss propagating, or reproducing, plants from seeds, then get some tips for using containers to start the tender seeds.

  3. 3. How to Harvest Seeds

    Rather than buying new seed every year, harvesting your own seed is cheap and easy to do.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. How to Grow Squash

    Learn more about the differences between the types of squashes -- and discover how you can grow every type successfully.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. Container Ideas for Transplants and Seedlings

    DIY Network experts offer a variety of creative container ideas for transplants and seedlings.

  6. 6. How to Create a Custom Potting Bench

    Learn how to make a custom potting bench to save space in your workshop with these easy steps.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 7. Homegrown Hint: Plants in Your Pantry

    Discover a whole new source of seeds in your pantry with these tips from DIY Network.

  8. 8. White Eggplant

    Eggplant comes in many shapes and colors, the most common color being dark purple. But white-skinned varieties are tasty and easy to gr...

  9. 9. How to Grow Pole and Bush Beans

    Beans are one of the easiest crops to grow, making them a favorite in vegetable gardens all across the country.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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