Last Updated: September 23, 2022

The 9 Best Plant Seeds.

WRITTEN BY Grove Collaborative • 13 min read

When the need for seeds strikes, it's a hard call to ignore. Whether you're prepping for summer season, starting a late garden, or growing herbs and microgreens indoors, we've got an excellent selection of the finest plant seeds around — so go ahead, give yourself the gift that keeps on growing. Each of these seed packs have received rave reviews from Grove members who love to grow their own bounty from scratch. But you don't have to be a green thumb to enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor. These seeds are easy to grow so you can reap the rewards of your harvest and munch on hand grown goodies all year round. If you're new to the game or need a refresher, grab your garden tools, and don't forget to check out the FAQ section at the end for answers to commonly asked questions about growing a garden from seed.


This list of products was determined by ratings and reviews from Grove members.

1. Hamama Seed Quilt

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Grow your own microgreens at home in about one week with this easy-to-use Hamama Seed Quilt. Just use it alongside the Hamama Microgreens Starter Kit, and grow greens for salads, sandwiches, and smoothies in no time. Choose from a variety of Hamama Seed Quilt refills, including Spicy Daikon Radish, Super Salad Mix, Hearty Broccoli, Energizing Kale, …

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2. Spade to Fork Organic Vegetable Garden Kit

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Stay humble by growing your own vegetables at home with help from this Spade to Fork Organic Vegetable Garden Kit. This organic garden kit comes with the essentials you’ll need to begin growing lettuce, radishes, cherry tomatoes, green beans, and carrots — the perfect rainbow of veggies for your plate. Along with five certified USDA organic seed …

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3. Back to the Roots Windowsill Planter - Chili

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The best way to prepare a dish is to cook with the freshest ingredients, and what better way to do that than by growing your own! You can start by growing your own vegetable garden. The Back to the Roots Vegetable Planter makes indoor gardening easy and fun. The kit comes with everything you need to start, including nutrient-rich organic soil that …
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4. Back to the Roots Kids Science Grow Kit - Green Beans

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This organic grow kit is the perfect educational activity for kids of all ages looking to learn about where our food comes from and how to grow it themselves! It comes with everything you need to get started - organic seeds, organic expandable soil, and our eco-friendly Plantable Pots that are 100% compostable! Let your young one take charge with …
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5. Modern Sprout Seed Pop - Pizza

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A playful take on a seed packet. Seed Pops are designed to be planted into the ground or a container. Just unwrap, plant and grow! Includes organic seeds embedded in a clay disc. Once planted, the wooden stick serves as a plant marker.

Each Mama Mia Pizza, Stir Fry and Super Greens Seed Pop includes a curated selection of organic seeds, …
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6. Hamama Seed Quilts Variety Pack

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Save when you bundle with Grove — this Hamama Seed Quilts Variety Pack comes with five of the Hamama Seed Quilts refills, including the Spicy Daikon Radish, Super Salad Mix, Hearty Broccoli, Energizing Kale, and Zesty Mix. These DIY microgreen seed quilts are super easy to grow at home with the Hamama Microgreens Starter Kit. Get greens to use in …

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7. Modern Sprout DIY Seed Ball Kit - Pizza Garden

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Add Italian herbs to your cooking… mmm pizza, pasta, you name it with help from this Modern Sprout DIY Seed Ball Kit - Pizza Garden. This seed ball kit gives you what you need to make up to 20 nutrient-rich seed balls. Instructions are included to make things easy breezy even if you’re a beginning gardener. Not only can your household benefit from …

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8. Modern Sprout Seed Pop - Super Greens

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Way cooler than the seed packets your grandma uses to grow her garden. A new, inspiring take on home-grown, organic spinach, kale, and wheatgrass, this Modern Sprout Seed Pop - Super Greens can be planted in the ground or in a container indoors — can you say windowsill garden? The wooden lollipop seed stick doubles as a plant marker once you’ve …

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9. Modern Sprout Seed Pop - Stir Fry

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A playful take on a seed packet. Seed Pops are designed to be planted into the ground or a container. Just unwrap, plant and grow! Includes organic seeds embedded in a clay disc. Once planted, the wooden stick serves as a plant marker.

Each Mama Mia Pizza, Stir Fry and Super Greens Seed Pop includes a curated selection of organic seeds, …
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FAQs

What is seed germination?

Once you've settled on the type of seeds you want to plant, it's time to prep them for germination. Generally, you'll want to start germinating your seeds 5 - 10 weeks before you transplant the sprouts to a pot or garden bed. But first, what even is germination?

Seed germination, aka seed starting, is the process of turning your seeds into plants. When you grow your seeds inside, it increases their likelihood of successful germination. Don't get us wrong — starting seeds outside works, but it might not be the best choice if you're new to gardening. After the seed sprouts into a young but sturdy plant, it's ready to be potted or moved to an outdoor garden bed. Take a gardening deep-dive with our guide to starting an indoor or outdoor garden.


What are the easiest seeds to grow?

It's true that some seeds are easier to grow than others. Celery, for example, takes a long time to germinate — not the best choice for a newbie gardener who wants to eat their yield ASAP. Luckily, there's a great selection of fast-growing seeds to choose from if you want to increase your chances of a successful harvest. You can also find a stellar selection of indoor grow kits that come with all the goodies you need to start an abundant garden in your kitchen anytime of the year.

Here are a few of the easiest seeds to grow for beginners and seasoned gardeners alike:

  • Radishes
  • Melon
  • Squash
  • Thyme
  • Dill
  • Oregano
  • Arugula
  • Lettuce
  • Microgreens


Do I need to fertilize my plants?

Fertilizer is a great way to give your plants a boost of the nutrients they love, like nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium. Supplying your outdoor garden or houseplants with an extra dose of these nutrients can help them grow faster and stay healthy — and if you've got a vegetable garden, adding a natural fertilizer to your maintenance routine will help your plants grow more produce.

Fertilizers do a lot more than simply giving your plants a nutrient boost. You can find fertilizers and lawn care products that get rid of weeds using natural ingredients, or fungicides that protect your lush greenery from fungus and rot.


What is Grove Collaborative?

At Grove, we take the guesswork out of which products are good for you and your home. Every product meets strict standards for being nontoxic, effective, sustainable, and cruelty-free. Once you find products you love, we ship to your home on a flexible, monthly schedule.


If you're ready to make the transition to natural cleaning, beauty, and household products, shop Grove Collaborative's natural products for the eco-friendly tools to tackle the job.

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