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Photo of basil seedling.
Purple basil seedlings show distinctive color from the moment they sprout. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of seedlings
Seedlings growing in Marshall Hinsley's small greenhouse. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of fertilizers
Marshall Hinsley uses two products to nourish his seedlings: liquid seaweed and liquid fertilizer. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of basil seedling being transplanted
Marshall Hinsley gently pries an extra basil seedling from a crowded cell to plant in an empty one. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Plant markers
Embossed plant markers made of foil tape and plastic markers should stand up to the elements. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of tomato seedling
True leaves just beginning to form on a tomato seedling. The larger embryonic leaves nourish the seedling for the first stage of its growth. Photo by Marshall Hinsley