Gardening typically helps me unwind and relax. Then it's time to thin the seeds and I get all sad. It's kind of like choosing which of my three kids I would save! But then I stop. Pause. And think.
They are just seeds. And our goal is likely the same ~ to grow strong, healthy and happy seedlings.
Seedlings that are grown indoors to be transplanted in the garden and seedlings that are sown directly in the ground outdoors.
Both require thinning.
Crowded seedlings suffer a plethora of problems if they aren't thinned out properly. It's a simple skill you'll want to master.
So if you don't know how to thin seedlings or why you'd even need to know, this is the post for you!
Let's take a deep breath together because seed thinning isn't for wimps.