Three weeks ago we germinated some deer tongue lettuce in our Aerogarden Bounty – who doesn’t love lettuce? About two weeks later, I needed the Aerogarden to start some more seedlings. So I transplanted from the Aerogarden to a kratky container.
At first they were really unhappy, and I expected them to die. Not only was there the stress of transplanting, but I moved them from Jiffy 36mm Peat Pellets to cloning collars! Double damage to the life bar (video gamer speak).
Don’t they just look sad?? Well, thankfully they have perked up so much since then!
For some reason one of the lettuces recovered faster than the others, and this gave him a significant growth spurt. The front lettuce are all slightly larger than the ones at the back and I am unsure why; they should be getting about the same amount of light, temperature and nutrients.
Even the mason jar lettuce has significantly picked up after nearly dying from a lack of light!
I’m curious, what plants have you transplanted successfully? Do you regularly start seeds elsewhere and then transplant, or do you start seeds in their final (and only) growing location?