Session Two Instruction Card

Transplanting your Spinach plants

  1. When the plants are 6 – 8 cm tall they are ready to plant outside.

  2. Take them outside and water them well.

  3. Push from the bottom of the module up to ease the compost and plants out of the module.

  4. You should see the roots of the plant holding the compost together.

  5. Spinach is best planted where it will get some shade to stop them ‘running to seed' which means they grow very quickly and produce their seed before you have a chance to ‘harvest' or pick the leaves.

  6. Make a hole wide and deep enough to plant the spinach plant in.

  7. Place the spinach plant in the hole and fill in the hole with soil. Press the soil down around the spinach plant.

  8. Plant the rest of the spinach plants 15cm apart. If you are planting more rows make sure they are at least 30cm apart.

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