Step #1 – Find a broken futon that is worth fixing.
Step #2 – Get your friendly building manager to lend you some tools.
Step #3 – Go to the hardware store and get wood, paint and a paint brush. That guy seemed amused by me as well.
Step #4 – Go to the Fred Meyer nearby and waste a good hour wandering around picking out seeds and a seedling greenhouse.
Step #5 – Get down to business.