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How to avoid damaging seedling roots during transplanting from coco peat germination medium

Don't uproot the seedling. Take a plug of soil around the seedling with the roots in it, and transplant that entire plug without disturbing the roots any more than you need to. It is much less ...
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How to avoid damaging seedling roots during transplanting from coco peat germination medium

Seedling size 2"/5cm? I'd say you're waiting much too long to transplant, which is why the roots are so tangled. Or, if you are going to wait that long, you need to space the seeds far apart for ...
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How to avoid damaging seedling roots during transplanting from coco peat germination medium

+1 on MackM's answer, it should be the accepted one. This here is several comments on it too lengthy to insist them being incorporated. One bit learned from a local gardening newspaper: water the ...
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When transplanting seedlings, why shouldn't I put them straight into the ground?

I don’t transplant until I’ve transferred the little seedlings to a larger pot (3x3) with a good draining soil mix. I let them grow in that for a couple more weeks. On average I don’t plant outside ...
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