Episode #260 | Original Air Date: February 26, 2021
Transplants can give your vegetable garden a head start. You can start your own transplants from seed, or purchase small plants.
Plants in larger pots can be more expensive than those in six-packs, but the larger pots are better at holding water and nutrients and providing space for roots to grow.
Look for healthy plants with a deep green color. Dry soil could mean a stressed plant, and disease could be indicated by brown, yellow, or wrinkled leaves. Check the stems and undersides of leaves for pests and signs of pest damage.
Florida-friendly traits may include drought tolerance and resistance to nematodes and certain diseases.
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