This is truly one of those things I wish I knew about in the beginning of my seed starting adventures. In this post you will find my experience using heat mat for seed starting.  You will find a video (vlog) and images with details and personal tips.

How to Use A Heat Mat for Seed Starting

My growing interest for growing super hot peppers really peeked my interest in a heat mat for seed starting.  The hotter varieties of peppers take forever to germinate.  They need warmer soil to germinate and that is hard to create this time of year in my hardiness zone even indoors.   After purchasing my first heat mat on Amazon the seeds were growing with a few days earlier then suggested.  I AM SOLD!  I bought 2 more heat mats for the other shelves in my set up you will find in the video below.  Please check it out and scroll down to see my additional tips and images.

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Find this video (vlog) on Youtube on my Bren Haas Channel.  Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post and let me know what you think about seed starting using this product.

Heat Mat Review

Check out this post about recommended soil temperatures for seed germination on Alambama Extension site titled: Soil Temperature Conditions for Vegetable Seed Germination.

The product in this website content can be found on Amazon at Heat Mat Set for Seed Starting This is my affiliate link so I appreciate if you use it to purchase yours or share with others.

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If there was one thing I wish I would have followed closer was using  this product.  I hope you consider using one of these in your adventures starting seeds. It is one of those products that doesn’t cost to much and will make all the difference especially with many different seeds like hot peppers.   Please consider comment on my post below and let me know what you think.  I am excited to answer any questions you may have based on my personal experience.

Happy Gardening,

Bren Haas

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    1. That is a really good question. I was just reading up on what the temperature of the soil should be for certain seeds to germinate. I simply took my thermometer I use to test the soil to check.

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