Our first video of 2018 answers the many questions we’re received about how to thin seedlings and what is thinning to begin with. In this YouTube video you’ll learn two techniques for thinning: how to snip away extras from established seedlings, and how to transplant baby seedlings to a new home without disrupting seedlings you want to leave behind. Check it out here:
How to Thin Seedlings
To see proper thinning in action (or not) read these posts below:
Grow Rainbow Carrots – see a good example of what happens when you don’t thin enough.
A Fall Thinnings Salad – don’t let those thinnings go to waste. If you snip them off you can still eat them.
When do I Harvest my Root Crops? – properly thinned parsnips (with 3 inches between plants) will yield fat roots that will keep all season.
So don’t be afraid to thin your seedlings. Your plants will grow faster and yield more for your efforts. Be sure to like the video and subscribe to learn great tips and tidbits for growing a successful organic vegetable garden.