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“Hardening Off” Your Seedlings

By |2020-04-11T11:05:33-04:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: Gardening|

As your starts begin maturing, bearing their “true” leaves, we know the time is drawing near to transplant. Transplanting can be a stressful time for growers as it is not uncommon to lose plants to “transplant shock.” When our plants spend the first few weeks of their lives indoors, a virtually weatherless environment, and then [...]

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How to Avoid Transplant Shock

By |2020-04-11T11:07:44-04:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: Gardening|

Transplant shock happens to your seedlings when they undergo stress during the transplanting process from indoor growing conditions to the ground and the unpredictable climate outside. Many times it is caused by the roots being "shocked" by the transplanting process, specifically to the tiny root hairs that absorb water. Another cause can be the drastic [...]

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Seed or Weed?

By |2020-02-28T11:16:23-05:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Gardening|

Weeds, the bane of all gardeners. Late Spring has arrived and it is time to plant the garden. A few days later, small sprouts emerge from the ground but so does the weeds. One of the tough or tricky things to do is knowing the difference between your sprouts and a weed. How can you [...]

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