Easy Seed Starting Online Course

Master the art of seed starting with Nan Sterman

A self-paced, online course

Want to Become a Better Gardener?

Join California gardening expert Nan Sterman in this ONLINE course to start your summer vegetable garden from seed

Enroll now to maximize your summer growing season and enjoy all the resources included in this program

What You'll Learn

  • This online course is all about starting vegetable seeds, the tools you need to be successful, along with Nan's time-tested tips and techniques to teach you to be a successful seed starter.
  • Nan leads you through the process of starting annual vegetables, flowers, and herbs. Go from seed to seedling to planting, and learn every step in between.

How it Works

  • Enroll now to have access to the course on opening day, March 1st, 2023.
  • Then, log in to the online course to follow Nan's step-by step instructions on your own schedule.
  • Twice monthly, join Nan for live coaching sessions where she answers all your questions.
  • The course runs March through mid-July, by that time you'll finish the online course with beautiful vegetables, herbs, and flowers sprouted from seed and transplanted into your garden!

What You'll Get:

  • A specially curated seed starting box that includes
    • Seeds for 19 different kinds of vegetables, herbs, and flowers
    • Nan's special, reusable seed starting kit
    • The harder-to-find tools and items you'll need
  • An online 16-video workshop series with step-by-step instructions.  Work through the videos on your own schedule and at your own pace through mid summer.
  • Twice monthly live coaching sessions with Nan where she answers all your questions and cheers you on
  • A virtual community of experienced seed starters who offer their ongoing support and encouragement

    Online course cost is $159


Meet Nan Sterman

Nan Sterman is a California gardening expert, TV host, and award-winning garden communicator. She is passionate about waterwise gardens that are not only sustainable and functional, but are also beautiful.

Nan has spent the past decade perfecting her Easy Seed Starting course. She's taught hundreds of people to become confident, successful seed starters—and she can teach you, too!


"Nan Sterman's seed starting class made me feel like a "true" gardener... Everything about Nan's class is designed to empower you."

- Kathy

"The class was so much fun, took all the angst out of starting veggies from seed. Had fresh veggies all summer long and my tomatoes are still going strong!"

- Anna

"I've never had much success starting plants from seeds... But when I took Nan’s class it opened my eyes to all the things you should do to better the odds. 100% of my seeds sprouted from her class."

- David

Images for the seed starting workshop online


Easy Seed Starting Online Course runs March 1 through July 15, 2023. You can start anytime in that window but it is best to start by June 1st.

  • Easy Seed Starting In-Person, Floral Studio Experience is Saturday March 11 from 10 am to 1 pm.
  • Easy Seed Starting In-Person, Historic Balboa Park, Sunday March 19 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Easy Seed Starting In-Person participants have access to the online course as well.




Nan Sterman's Garden School

PO Box 231034
Encinitas, CA 92023