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You can grow just about anything as transplants except root crops like carrots and turnips. Most often, we grow fruiting vegetables like peppers, tomatoes and eggplants. Squash has a reputation for not liking transplanting, but you can do it successfully if you only grow them for about two weeks before you put them in the garden. The problem comes if you wait too long. For added insurance, grow them in peat pots to avoid disturbing their roots when you transplant.
You can even grow potatoes as transplants. Plant your cut potato pieces in large containers, and once they're growing, move them out into the garden. For large crops, this wouldn't be practical, but for a small planting, it works great and keeps the potatoes from sitting out in the cold soil.