All About Starting Seedscomments (0) December 6th, 2010 in blogs
4. Caring for your seedlings:
fertilizing, hardening off,
and planting in the garden
|Watering Your Seed(ling)s
Moisture is essential for seed germination. VegetableGardener.com blogger Greg Holdsworth describes three methods for keeping your seeds watered, before and after they sprout. Read more...
|Video: How to Transplant Seedlings
VegetableGardener.com member JMTaylor transplants small seedlings into larger flats and also shows how to prep a garden bed for the next step: transplanting into the garden. Watch the video...
|Get Those Seedlings in the Ground
You plant your seeds, and they sprout. Now you need to maintain them until you plant them out. Former Fine Gardening editor Linda Wesley offers tips on lighting, fertilizing, repotting, pinching, and accustoming them to outdoor conditions. When the time comes, they'll be off to a great start. Read more...
|Video: Direct Sowing Vegetable Seeds
In this video, part of Fine Gardening's How to Start a Vegetable Garden series, associate editor Danielle Sherry demonstrates two ways to sow seeds directly in the garden: planting in hills (for pumpkins and squash) and planting in troughs (radishes, carrots, and lettuce). Watch the video...
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