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Transition now or later?

Posted by tanyuu (5b/6a - South IN) (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 12, 13 at 12:06

I have a small metal greenhouse outside against a south-facing wall. I've been considering using it to transition my more stout seedlings (like my lavender and zinnias), but temperatures here are doing the ol' Indiana rollercoaster. I live at the

What lows (temperature-wise) should I look for at night to know it's safe to leave my seedlings out there? I'm afraid the metal might not insulate well against lows below 50.

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RE: Transition now or later?

45 as a maximum low. 50 is better.


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