When I first began gardening, I never realized you could garden all year long. I loved growing lettuce for fresh-from-the-garden salads, but I thought all that had to end when the ground froze over. Not the case at all, and I’m talking all about how it’s possible to grow lettuce and salad greens all year long in my latest eHow post: Tips for Growing Salad Greens in Late Fall and Winter.
Tips for Growing Lettuce in Late Fall and Winter
Be patient. Lettuce germinates best in cooler temperatures, but if it gets too cold germination may slow down considerably. The ideal time to plant is two weeks before the first fall frost. Most lettuce varieties only take about 45 – 60 days to reach maturity.
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