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Overwintering plants and young seedlings need to acclimate to the outdoor elements before being planted in the garden.
Hardening off indoor plants is the transition period from a controlled environment to harsh outdoor elements.
This process allows plants to slowly acclimate to the temperature and light changes as well as helps to reduce the risk of transplant shock.
Begin the hardening-off process 7-10 days before transplanting seedlings or plants in the garden.
When the spring temperatures are above 45°F, set the seedlings in a sheltered and shady spot outdoors, protected from direct sunlight and wind for one hour on day one.”.
Make sure you’ve watered the plants thoroughly before bringing them outdoors
After placing the plants in a protected spot for 1-2 hours on the first day, slowly increase the amount of time each day after.
Strong winds and heavy rains can be damaging, so wait until the weather is calm and dry before starting the process.
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