Seedlings home alone

quitman6March 14, 2013

I've got to be out of town for three days and I'm wondering about my 2 week old tomato seedlings I've just transplanted. While I'm gone, should I leave the grow lights on or turn them off? I know a timer would solve the problem but I don't have time to get one and set it up.

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Make sure they're well watered and leave the lights on. LIghts on for 24 hrs/day, for a few days, won't hurt anything.


    Bookmark   March 14, 2013 at 11:15PM
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If you're only going to gone 2-3 days, you can do either. Any longer than that, get that timer. Well watered in either case, more so the longer the lights are on.

    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 12:27PM
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