Acclimating Indoor Seedlings to Outdoors (Hardening Off) in 6 Easy Steps


Published on Mar 17, 2019

Acclimate your indoor vegetable seedlings to the outdoors in 6 easy steps. This process is called hardening off, is easy to do, but should be done gradually over a week so as not to damage your plants. Follow the steps in this video so your vegetable seedlings are ready to plant outside in the garden!

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**Table Top light set up:

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