VegetablesGardening

Transplanting Vegetable Seedlings

I planted tiny vegetable plants from mini pots in my garden last week. They include tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower and lettuce. Unfortunately, they are planted way too close together in a small garden. I'd like to transplant them into an enlarged garden.

Ad

But I don't know if it is better to do it now, or wait until the plants mature a bit more before disturbing them again. These plants were started at a garden center business by children (i.e. my daughter) as a healthy classroom project via a wellness grant. Thanks for any info.

Hardiness Zone: 6a

By Regina from Philadelphia, PA

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

May 18, 20090 found this helpful

I think if you just planted them last week it should be ok to move them now. I believe it will be better than waiting.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
May 22, 20090 found this helpful

I would transplant them now as long as it is not too hot. Can you provide some kind of sun protection if it is so they won't wither and die until the roots get established?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
July 5, 20090 found this helpful

Replant as soon as possible. Plant tomato and cabbage up to the bottom leaves but most others like lettuce and pumpkin have to be planted at the same level or stems will rot.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening VegetablesMay 18, 2009
Guides
More
🍂
Thanksgiving Ideas!
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2018/11/12 18:25:14 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!