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Photography by Josie Moores

HOMEMADE SEED STARTERS

image Avoid transplant mortality by making soil blocks.

By Abe Connally and Josie Moores

Gardening can be fun and rewarding, but some aspects can really hurt your confidence. Transplant mortality is one of those inevitable discouragements. It really pays to evaluate your transplant system before you kill too many of your lovely little garden starts.

One of the best systems we’ve seen is soil blocks. They have many advantages, but the main one is that they greatly reduce transplant shock, leaving you ...

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