hardening off


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hardening off

A technique of acclimatizing tender plants raised under cover to the prevailing conditions outside.
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Sweet peas also need hardening off if you've been growing them indoors.
START hardening off plants raised from seed and cuttings.
start hardening off bedding plants but put them under cover if frost threatens ?
Plants adjust to small, gradual changes in their environment better than sudden shifts, which is what the hardening off process is all about.
Start hardening off plants raised from seed and cuttings and gradually acclimatise them by leaving them outside somewhere sheltered during the daytime.