Planting Seeds vs. Starting In Greenhouse
I'm getting ready to send my heirloom tomato seeds to a nursery who will start them for me. The reason I'm doing this is because (1) I don't have a greenhouse, (2) because living in the desert I need to get a jump on the season before the hot weather arrives, (I'll have the plants in the ground by March 1st). My question is: would it be necessary to have the gourd seeds started as well, or should I just plant them in the ground when the soil warms-up, (sometime in April). I would prefer the latter to cut costs. Our growing season lasts unil "at least" September or later. Thanks for the help.