I have been a pretty poor gardener to date. I don’t think I’ve ever properly hardened off transplants. Granted, for the last few years I’ve opted to just purchase transplants to avoid that whole confusion. For a long time, my strategy was just toss it in the ground and trust in the plants ability to survive.
I’m doing it right this year, however. I’m slowly easing them in to the insane wind we have at the farm and the sunlight and nature in general. I’m hoping to plant them next weekend.