This garden mat very easy to use, user has to add water to the mat and can seedling the seeds in the holes supplied in the mat. Continue watering as feel need. Seeds will grow on the mat well, no need add fertilizer, because inside of the mat there is washed coco peat consist with slow release fertilizer. This is 100% eco friendly product made from coconut peat and natural latex. For easy use for home gardens and roof top gardens and commercial nurseries etc. Garden mat comes with pre-measured hales make planting a breeze and support to healthy plant growth.