Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Biochar?
by No_Such_Reality Today at 12:30 am

» Worm bin?
by walshevak Today at 12:07 am

» Compost pit?
by No_Such_Reality Today at 12:05 am

» Coffee Substitute?
by No_Such_Reality Yesterday at 11:51 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by No_Such_Reality Yesterday at 11:39 pm

» Tomato Questions
by DorothyG Yesterday at 9:00 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in October 2017
by Mimi2 Yesterday at 7:33 pm

» A really, really Frugal Gardener
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:24 pm

» Howdy, from Central Florida
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:22 pm

» N & C Midwest: October 2017!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:20 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY - ENDS 10/20/17
by brianj555 Yesterday at 11:20 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:55 am

» Today's Harvest
by brianj555 Yesterday at 10:44 am

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 10:36 am

» Spaghetti Squash ?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:28 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 10/21/2017, 5:34 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos 10/21/2017, 5:16 pm

» Frames for SFG Beds - Versitile PVC frames for Protection
by sanderson 10/21/2017, 4:10 pm

» California's Drought
by AtlantaMarie 10/21/2017, 10:04 am

» Hello from a 7b zone
by AtlantaMarie 10/21/2017, 10:00 am

» Newbie from Ayrshire, West Coast of Scotland
by plantoid 10/21/2017, 7:27 am

» Butterfly Junction
by sanderson 10/21/2017, 12:08 am

» Mels book
by sanderson 10/20/2017, 11:54 pm

» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by countrynaturals 10/20/2017, 11:34 am

» My Compost Bin
by SQWIB 10/20/2017, 7:36 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 10/20/2017, 3:38 am

» A great offer for a local SFG,er
by sanderson 10/20/2017, 3:07 am

» Hello from Gilbert, AZ
by LizDTM 10/20/2017, 12:21 am

» How to Grow Better Tomatoes
by countrynaturals 10/19/2017, 7:59 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by countrynaturals 10/19/2017, 7:54 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Hardening off the babies

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Hardening off the babies

Post  camprn on 5/25/2010, 6:57 am

Hardening off has commenced. All the plants have been moved outside and I am dismantling the lights today! Hooray, I can have my dining room back in order after months of being a nursery. Very Happy
avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 55
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Hardening off the babies

Post  Megan on 5/25/2010, 7:03 am

Think of it this way: When you are enjoying the fruits of your labors in your dining room, your plants will have come full circle! lol! (Seriously, though, that's great!)
avatar
Megan

Female Posts : 3350
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 50
Location : Manassas, VA - Zone 7a

View user profile http://novasquarefootgardener.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Hardening off the babies

Post  martha on 5/25/2010, 9:37 pm

Camprn, I do know what you mean. When they were little, they fit in two cute little trays. But then they grew.....well, I don't mean to complain, that is what I was hoping they would do, but it is nice to get them in the ground. I did a lot of trekking back and forth, putting them out, bringing them in.....etc.....etc.....etc......
avatar
martha

Female Posts : 2188
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 60
Location : Acton, Massachusetts Zone 5b/6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hardening off the babies

Post  quiltbea on 6/17/2010, 7:11 pm

Yes, how grand to have them in the ground at last.
I started with one small 2-foot grow light, then bought a 4-ft shop light with sunlight bulbs.
As the seedlings were transplanted into larger pots, I had to buy a 3rd and even a fourth 4-ft light set.
My quilting tables were covered with garden lights, pots, planting soil, watering pitcher, etc.

It was a wonderful experience starting my own seeds. I'd never done this before. I'll be doing it again next year, that's for sure.
Now its all cleaned off, the transplants are in and the fall seeds can be sown directly into the garden so I won't need the shop lights til next fall.
Hooray!
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4690
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hardening off the babies

Post  martha on 6/20/2010, 9:20 pm

last year I started from seed, and had a small amount of success. This year is the first year I really have a garden started from seeds - about 90% - and it's a great feeling!
avatar
martha

Female Posts : 2188
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 60
Location : Acton, Massachusetts Zone 5b/6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hardening off the babies

Post  Aussie Girl on 6/20/2010, 10:41 pm

It was a wonderful experience starting my own seeds. I'd never done this before. I'll be doing it again next year, that's for sure.

last year I started from seed, and had a small amount of success. This year is the first year I really have a garden started from seeds - about 90% - and it's a great feeling!

I'm glad it's not just me, my hubby thinks I'm a little nuts when I skip around the house cos another little lettuce has poked his head through the ground. It's so exciting.


avatar
Aussie Girl

Female Posts : 62
Join date : 2010-06-15
Age : 38
Location : Queensland, Australia. (US zone 10 borderline11)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hardening off the babies

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum