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[Tomato Dirt #253] When to transplant your tomato seedlings
April 07, 2022

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 12, Number 7

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FEATURE: When to Transplant Your Tomato Seedlings

How do you know when to transplant tomato seedlings?

You want a healthy crop. Yet there’s not a one-size-fits-all answer for transplanting tomato seedlings.

Maybe you started your own tomato seeds indoors in seed trays. When should you transplant them into individual pots?

Maybe you bought tiny seedlings at the garden center several weeks before it’s time to set out plants in your beds. Should you transplant them into bigger containers before placing them in your garden plot?

Maybe your tomato seedlings have reached a good size. The weather has warmed up, too. When is it time to transplant them outdoors?

There are plenty of answers for each of those different scenarios. (Keep reading ...)

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More about Transplanting Tomatoes

Avoid These 10 Tomato Transplanting Mistakes How to Harden Off Tomatoes for the Garden 5 Tips for Preparing Your Soil for Planting Tomatoes Planting Tomatoes FAQs: Extra Tips for a Healthier Crop

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

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