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Re: Salad/Lettuce table

Postby CdnChelsea » Feb 24, 2012 8:50 am

I grow all our lettuce, spinach, mesclun mix and swiss chard in containers. Using containers raised up off the ground means no slugs or snails to pick out. The containers are sitting on a long bench.
All the containers are on the east side of the house so they receive only morning sun until noon, then they are in deep shade.
What I have notice is the lettuce does not wilt or bolt in the hot summer sun. We only pick off the outer leaves every day and each container will last us well into August.


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Re: Salad/Lettuce table

Postby OGrubber » Feb 24, 2012 11:58 am

Looks like you have found the perfect spot to keep your lettuce/salad going!
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Re: Salad/Lettuce table

Postby Dumbo » Feb 24, 2012 4:29 pm

Good pics. Looks nice. TY for the tips on where/how you place them to keep them going.
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Re: Salad/Lettuce table

Postby Nadwin » Mar 16, 2012 3:21 am

My friend picked up few leaf . Some mescaline mix, spinach, and some other leafs.
I'll have to look into this and check out the germination and growth rates, and make sure they can all be cut multi-times.
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