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White Eggplant

Eggplant comes in many shapes and colors, the most common color being dark purple. But white-skinned varieties are tasty and easy to grow, and they give a garden a special twist.

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harden off seedlings
Photo 11 of 13Seedlings that have been grown indoors need to be gradually introduced to the great outdoors in a process called "hardening off."

Hardening Off(11 of 13)

You can harden off your eggplant seedlings by putting them outside in a shady spot. Leave them out for a few hours, then take them back inside. Each day for the next week, leave them out a little bit longer, exposing them to a bit more sun.

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