For each vegetable you plan to grow in your garden, you will have to decide whether to start it from seed, from plants, or from plant parts.
The main advantage in starting directly from seeds is that you have a wider selection of varieties and sources from which to choose. Furthermore, not all vegetables do well when transplanted and must be grown from seed sown directly in the garden row where they are to be grown. Most vegetables may be seeded directly in the garden row. Some exceptions are sweet potatoes, strawberries and Irish potatoes.