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Gurney's® Seed Starting Kit
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Gurney's® Seed Starting Kit

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The Simplest Method for Superior Seedlings!



Gurney's complete Seed Starting Kit allows you to quickly, easily and successfully start all kinds of seeds. Each kit contains everything you need for fast germination and vital root growth.

Grow Plugs are the easiest & best seed starting method we've ever found!

  • Soil-less Grow Plugs are made of natural, biodegradable materials so that each plug can be directly transplanted into the garden greatly reducing transplant shock.
  • Pre-formed holes in each plug allow for easy planting of each seed, with no need to fuss with messy potting soil, or covering your seeds.
  • Our Grow Plugs contain beneficial bacteria to aid in maximum seed germination and consistently out-perform alternative growing media in trials.

    Ideal growing environment promotes healthy root development-which equals healthy, happy plants!
  • The lightweight Styrofoam Growing Tray wraps each Grow Plug in warmth and floats them in the water-filled Reservoir Tray, allowing each seedling to take in the proper amount of water for its needs.
  • Optimum water-to-air ratio aids in healthy root development and prevents common water molds and diseases.
  • Humidity Dome holds in warmth and moisture to ensure early, uniform germination of seeds. As young seedlings grow, they benefit from the light filtered through the transparent lid.
  • NEW! Seedling Boost Fertilizer ensures healthy cell wall development and compact growth. Contains the perfect blend of calcium, magnesium and nitrogen for seedlings.

    Each Seed Starting Kit Includes: 1 Water Reservoir Tray, Grow Plugs, 1 Humidity Dome (not pictured), 1 Seedling Boost Fertilizer and 1 Growing Tray.

    Click here to see the Refill Plugs

    Click here to see the Seedling Boost Fertilizer - 12 Oz.


  • Seed Starting Kit (10-Cell)
    • 84186
    • Quantity
    • Price
    
    • For each offer ordered, get 1 kit.
    • $14.99
    Gurney's Seed Starting Kit (55-Cell)
    • 80917
    • Quantity
    • Price
    
    • For each offer ordered, get 1 kit.
    • $29.99

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    We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

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    Gardeners Reviews for Gurney's® Seed Starting Kit

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    2014-04-21
    Awsome Seed Starter
    Reviewed By: Priscilla (Arlington, VT)
    This is the BEST seed starter ever. The system allows for excellent root growth and easy transplanting.


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    2013-08-31
    So So.....finicky
    Reviewed By: Dave S. (Vancouver, WA)
    The design looks awesome but in practice, my really HOT pepper seeds grew very well, but when planted in containers, the plugs would not allow root growth fro some reason. A lot of other seeds just rotted or ended up with mold on the plug. I think the right water ratio would be the key though. I am tempted to get the 10 plug try this next spring to try instead of the large version for better water and light control.


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    2013-03-21
    Damp Off
    Reviewed By: Kevin McNelis (Las Cruces, NM)
    I follwed the instructions exactly, including heated grow mat and everything. Seeds started sprouting pretty quickly, then started damping off just as quickly. One glace tells me that the potting medium is far too sloppy wet. And YeS, I followed the instructions!


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    2013-03-02
    Great price for the kit
    Reviewed By: Greg (Caro, Michigan)
    Great product, already sprouting seeds for my garden. I was floating around online, while I loved the price of the kit I am not so thrilled about the price of the refill kit. This is the only reason for giving the 4 and not a 5.


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    2012-02-03
    Best results ever!
    Reviewed By: Debbie Seagraves (Acworth, Georgia)
    This system is so much better than any I have tried. My cauliflower and brocolli had long, healthy roots and not at all root bound. I ordered another so all my transplants can get a healthy head start.


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    2011-03-09
    Great success with this kit
    Reviewed By: Martha Slater (Gilroy, CA)
    "I have used my kit for two years now and had wonderful luck with it. (I'm ordering more plugs for this year). I save lots of my own seeds from year to year and plant the things I like to eat, so Heirloom tomatoes, chiles and herbs. (Beans and such go directly into the ground). I think part of the secret is to remove the plants from this ""baby nursery"" when they get big enough to ""pot up"" into peat pots or the larger mini-greenhouse pots, and then into bigger pots or yogurt tubs or whatever. I end up giving dozens of plants to friends and neighbors, but this is a terrific starting place."


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    2010-07-13
    Love it!
    Reviewed By: Kelly (Tulsa, OK)
    I bought this seed starting kit with the Jump Start Light System, and they worked great together. I only had 1 seed that did not come up, probably because it was too old. I do wish they came in smaller tray sizes. The plants in the middle of the tray received more light and grew faster than the plants at the edges.


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    2010-07-01
    Not so good
    Reviewed By: Mark (New Salem, ND)
    We put all different types seeds in this. About 80% germinated, after the plants grew a little they just stopped. I put some seeds in a plastic bowl at the same time and they took off way better then this product. Half the stuff we planted died. The rest are still very small and super slow growing as of the 1st day of July. The plugs fail to break down in the ground. I have pulled several out of my garden they are fully in tack. This product has basically cut our garden in half this year. We had to go to the green house and buy some stuff that was already growing to fill out our garden. Do not waste your money on this product.


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    2010-04-29
    Easy Seed Starting System
    Reviewed By: Stacy (Jersey City, NJ)
    I purchased two kits. This is an easy and wonderful product. I started my seeds and in only three days the seeds sprouts were visible. It's a simple product but very effective. The plugs make for quick and easy planting of seeds. The plastic domes collect and keep the moisture quite well. I am placing an order for the plug refill so I can start more seeds. I'm very pleased with my purchase.


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    2010-04-29
    seed starting kit - using grow plugs
    Reviewed By: Josh (Columbus, IN)
    I purchased & used this, this year 2010. Last year I used peat pots & my seeds did exceptionally well & I had no problems with transplanting. This kit is good for very fast germination. but to me that is not necessarily a good thing. I think they germinated in as little as 3 days. I did bell peppers, tomoatoes, zinna's, broccoli & marigolds in this grow plug seed starting kit. the seeds got off to a good start but they grew very slow after that & just didnt look very healthy/green. they were more on the yellow side. I followed the directions to the T using a grow light, heated seed mat & all. I hardened them off accordingly & transplanted them. I lost all 6 peppers & 1 of the 4 tomatoes. the rest survived but they are very sickly, small & I am not sure they will make it. One major downfall to the plugs sitting in water is the roots get all tangled up. so when you go to transplant it is very very hard to untangle & not damage the roots. I am going back to using peat pots. I would not recommend this kit to anyone. Use peat pots or recycled yogurt cups of some sort. they grow in a more natural state & the roots wont get tangled up with the other plants.


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    2010-04-26
    Fantastic Product!!
    Reviewed By: Debra (Akron, IN)
    I love this Seed Starting Kit! I used mine with a grow light and was amazed how quickly the seeds sprouted. My tomatoes were ready for their first transplant in only 2 weeks! I do agree with Kelly's review that these kits should come in smaller versions (less than 55 cells) for gardeners that have fewer seeds to start. Thank you for such a wonderful, simple way to start seeds!


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    2010-04-24
    Not an Improvement or worth the money
    Reviewed By: Marlee (Kimball, MN)
    I started around 1500 seedlings this year so I bought half of these and half the old style 98-hole grow mats. The old style grow mat was reliable and successful as I expected, but this new system with plugs has been just terrible. I think the seeds sit too deep, so they get too much water and not enough light, even though I followed directions exactly, and have grow lights over each kit. My peppers and tomatoes grew, but they grew slowly and suffered, and after a month and a half, some of them don't even have their second leaves yet - I doubt they'll survive. In the old system, they're flourishing and growing like crazy - had their second leaves within weeks. I will not buy this new system again, and I hope they don't plan to discontinue the old grow mats, or they'll lose a long-time customer.


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    2010-04-22
    Very Disappointed
    Reviewed By: B Keane (Alexandria, Virginia)
    This is my first year starting seeds from a kit. I purchased the kit in addition to 55 extra plugs. I also had the correct heating mat and gro light. I had terrible results. While 60% of the seed germinated, the seedlings did not grow lateral roots. I believe this is because the plug material is very dense like a sponge. After 6-8 weeks, my seedlings were still only 3-4 inches high. I had to try to extricate them from the plugs but have not had much success. Out of 75 seedlings, I have only 5 that are over 3 inches tall. I have started over with a tray and mix. Do not purchase the plugs!


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    2010-04-08
    Easiest Seed Starting System
    Reviewed By: Kelly (Tulsa, OK)
    I purchased this seed starting kit with the grow light. They work perfectly together. I only had 2 seeds out of the 55 that didn't grow. My only wish is that they sold smaller versions. I tried starting tomatoes, basil, parsley, peppers, cilantro, oregano, thyme, cucumbers and spearmint. The tomatoes and cucumbers grew faster than everything else, and I had to raise my lights. If they came in sets of 10-12 rather than 55, I could start my peppers and herbs before the tomatoes and cucumbers and not worry about algae growth.


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    2010-03-19
    Good Concept. Lousy Results
    Reviewed By: David Stone (Ottsville, PA)
    I could not be more disappointed in this product. Seeds took over a week to germinate, and then most have either died, or are barely surviving. I have to re-plant everything in the old-school planting mix if I want to have any garden this year. I am an experienced gardener, and followed instructions to the letter. I say, get some good seed starter mix and stick with the old fashioned method.


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    2010-03-12
    incredible
    Reviewed By: Drew (Midway, Utah)
    "Started my seeds on Sunday and within five days my cucumbers sprouts were 2"" tall. I'm very happy about this product that I'm buying another one."


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    2009-11-30
    Awesome product!
    Reviewed By: Tom (Salt Lake City, Utah)
    Best seed starting product I have ever used. Received mine a couple days days ago and low and behold, Sprouts already!


    Seed Starting Kit (10-Cell)
    • 84186
    • Quantity
    • Price
    
    • For each offer ordered, get 1 kit.
    • $14.99
    Gurney's Seed Starting Kit (55-Cell)
    • 80917
    • Quantity
    • Price
    
    • For each offer ordered, get 1 kit.
    • $29.99


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