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Opposite of hardening: kills plants. Why?

I've replanted/stolen/adopted about 3 kinds of weeds (mostly lawn-type grasses but wait for the pictures) from in front of my building. The soil down there is hardly anything more than buildings' ...
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Polytunnel, green house or Shade Structures

For 1-2 year old trees for zone 8, H4 in UK, what would be better for overwintering, hardening, summer heat? Polytunnel, a green house or some kind of 50-80% shade cloth structure? And would the ...
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Do ground sown seeds need to harden off?

It is common knowledge that seedlings grown indoors need to harden off when transitioning outdoors. You need to gradually introduce it to more sun or else it will get fried. I can't seem to find ...
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