- Seed at the root level
- Don’t seed beyond the nursery leaves
Most gardeners have to learn the hard way about the best time to plant out seedlings they have raised indoors or in a greenhouse.
In the first year, some of their plants will be a success, while others will keel over and die for no apparent reason and it can take several seasons with all their weather variations before it becomes apparent why they failed.
It is a pity because a little good advice can save a lot of disappointment and significantly increase the levels of success in the garden.
With this in mind, Joseph Male gives a guide to deciding when pot-raised plants should leave home and be planted in the garden.