The Kitchen Garden — avoid transplant shock
Increasing success/survival rates for your vegetable transplants
Posted by The Seed Store on
Many gardeners have trouble with transplanting (especially in warmer climates) and lose their carefully raised seedlings to transplant shock. While some amount of shock is inevitable at the time of transplanting (roots being disturbed and a change in conditions that the seedling is accustomed to), you can dramatically improve the survival rate by taking some precautions – both before and after the actual transplanting… Here are some guidelines on how you can ensure a survival rate of 80-90% for even really warm climates – by reducing the shock that the seedlings experience. 1. Raising healthier vegetable seedlings – yourself. Good...