The Acclimation or ‘Hardening-off’ Process for Vegetable Seed Starts: The Indoor/Outdoor Method

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Gary Pilarchik
February 12, 2017

When you seed start indoors, your future transplants are not use to the UV rays of the sun, the wind or the cold/changing temperatures. You have to slowly transition them to the outdoors over a 7 day period. I discuss 2 methods and a basic routine. However, I can’t give you exact guidelines because our weather patterns and zones vary so much.

TRG 2016: Tour #2 Tips for Using A Spring Greenhouse, Acclimation (Sun), Peas: Cool Weather Crops!

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Gary Pilarchik
March 10, 2016

In the second tour for 2016, I talk about the frame I recommend for a pop-up/collapsible greenhouse and give you tips for keeping it warm. I also highlight the weakness of this basically 3 year greenhouse. My containers are ready for peas and greens, a quick tip on perennial flowers and I describe what acclimation is so your indoor seed starts don’t burn in the sun. Plus a quick look at everything that is growing.