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Starting seeds. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluehillranch/5160732368/">305 Seahill</a>, CC <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Starting seeds. Photo: 305 Seahill, CC some rights reserved

Cleaner is better for starting seeds

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Tiny seedlings can fall prey to a number of soil-borne diseases that can linger in a gardener's trays and pots from one year to the next.

Cooperative Extension's Amy Ivy spent some time this past weekend sanitizing in advance of starting seeds inside. She tells Martha Foley why, and how.

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Martha Foley
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