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How to harden off seedlings

Picture this. You have lovingly grown and tended to your seedlings over the course of a month of so. Visions of bountiful harvests dance in your brain. You proudly take your wee babies outside and lovingly plant them in your well tended garden. You go to bed proud of your accomplishment and then next day you come out and it looks like a massacre. Dead! All dead! WHHHHYYY???? Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Chances are you didn’t know you needed to harden off seedlings, which sucks. Or maybe you did but decided to roll the dice to “save” some time. Without this step it’s like turning a coddled child out into the world. Completely unprepared for the harsh reality of the the real world. So it’s crucial that you don’t skip this step. It takes a bit of time, but not too much and it’s worth the effort in order to avoid the above mentioned plant massacre. How difficult is it to harden off seedlings? Hardening off seedlings isn’t really that hard at all, it just…

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