About Kellie Phelan

Kellie is the founder of Backyard Roots, a site dedicated to making growing food fun, easy, and inspirational. Originally a country girl, Kellie now lives in the city (Seattle!), and she is passionate about converting her lawn into an edible landscape. Her goal with Backyard Roots is to make growing food accessible to everyone by providing both resources and inspiration. Backyard Roots is changing the world, one yard at a time!

A Hardening Off & Transplanting Guide

Before you start digging, there are two key things you need to know to make sure your plants are successful in the garden - hardening off and transplanting.

It’s time to plant! You started seeds inside, nurtured them, and watched them grow, and now you’re ready to transplant them into the garden. Or, maybe you just returned home from the nursery with an armful of new plants. Either way, before you start digging, there are two key things you need to know to make sure your plants are successful in the garden – hardening off and transplanting.

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