Hi, I got a variety of seeds in the post yesterday, and was going to plant them today or tomorrow. I bought a bunch of small peat pots after someone told me they would make it easier for transplanting, but I just read this site, which warns off them. My mother suggested that I could perhaps line them with some plastic wrap (with holes), or similar. Would this be a bad idea? I read about origami pots. Would I be better off making those instead? I am curious as to how they would be with retaining moisture as compared to the peat, which feel like glorified paper pots (although I know that isn't what peat is).
I am also a bit nervous about putting too many seeds in too little a space. I have basil, oregano, thyme, mint, curly cress, rocket, Italian giant parsley, common dill, chives, chives garlic, coriander, dwarf candytuft, Verbena bonaiensis, a "creepy crawly mixture" (a packet intended for children), and giant sunflowers. I plan to have the sunflowers in a large container outside once they sprout, but I'm not sure what to do about the rest as far as number of seeds per x area. Thank you in advance for any advice. I know this shouldn't be difficult, but it has been so long since I have been able to do anything like this that I just need some reassurance.