Finally . it's seed starting time again!
There are many benefits to gardeners starting their own plants from seed, but none as important as the huge diversity of crops and varieties available to those who do so.
When the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' appearance on Ed Sullivan was observed recently, there was much talk of the Fab Four's being from Liverpool. That made them Liverpudlians, not Liverpoolers or Liverpoolites.
That's always puzzled me.