So, starting seedlings indoors turned out to be a smashing success. I started 216 plants on my kitchen counter top and they pretty much did the work themselves! I now have 4 varieties of tomatoes, sweet onions, red bell peppers, rosemary, thyme, and lavender ready to be transplanted to the garden. My only problem now is space! We may expand beyond the 25' x 25' confines of the vegetable garden this year. My days have been so full and busy lately that I am having to take it slow. I got one tray of tomato seedlings in the dirt this afternoon and the goal is to have the second one done tomorrow and the third tray the next day. Then I start finding homes for all the seeds I bought in a moment of over enthusiasm...I got a little carried away when the first seed packets appeared in stores this winter but I'm determined not to let them go to waste!