Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

Hardening Off

Hardening off is a transitional period during which one accustoms seedlings started indoors to the natural environmental conditions outdoors, in preparation for transplanting.  It’s a delicate process requiring patience and diligence to prevent shock or stress to the seedlings.  Or so I hear.
I’m not exactly sure how hardening off works because patience and diligence are [...]

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