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sun filtering and wind protection for hardening off seedlings

Posted by njitgrad 6A/6B New Jersey (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 15, 13 at 16:22

I'm gonna take the lazy approach on this one and see if I can purchase a mini greenhouse that I can put on my deck to harden off my six flats of seedlings next season.

See link below...does anyone use one of these? Does it filter out the intensity of the sunlight? Obviously I don't want my seedlings to get killed from hours of direct sun on my deck. But my primary concern was windy days. Will this do the job?

The plan every morning is to wheel out all six trays on my new cart (just purchased from Harbor Freight) and then put them in the mini greenhouse for the day (a little longer each day), then bring them in at night until the night temps are no longer a threat to them.

Alternate suggestions are welcome.

Here is a link that might be useful: 5-Tier Mini Greenhouse

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RE: sun filtering and wind protection for hardening off seedlings

Hi njitgrad,

Well, I've never had one of these so can't be a lot of help. The only thing I want to mention is that I've read other post about how easily they can be blown over. A good gust of wind could result in a disaster. Make sure you have it tied down or anchored to a wall somehow :-)


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