A mixed bowl of lettuce: romaine and iceberg. I cringe whenever I see the bagged lettuce prices and always opt to get the cheaper heads of lettuce right next to the pre-washed, pre-bagged stuff. The challenge then is keeping the lettuce from wilting and getting soggy before we can eat it. After trial and error, I've had the most success chopping the lettuce, rinsing it really well in a strainer and letting it drip dry. After about an hour of air drying, I fold several paper towels in half…
How to Harvest Lettuce and Extend Your Crop by Months!
Continuous harvest lettuce! This is a great method for harvesting lettuce for anyone who puts work into a garden (might as well get the most bang for your buck, right?) but it's an especially good tip for urban gardeners who don't have a lot of space.
Saving Lettuce Seeds
Our winter garden produced quite a bit of lettuce; 52 heads of Bibb lettuce to be exact. So I decided to let five of them continue to grow so I could learn about harvesting seeds. This is what Bib…
Growing and Using Lettuce Mix
Growing Lettuce Mix - Lettuce mix is a simple crop to grow. Much easier than growing head lettuce. In a very small area, you can grow enough to supply your family with fresh salads year round. Let me show you how... #LadyLeesHome