Unless sown directly into their final positions, sooner or later, young vegetable plants have to be set out in the soil. This a crucial stage when the plants are vulnerable to stress from cold and drought, and also vulnerable to birds, slugs and other pests.
Timing Late winter until mid-autumn
The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.