Tag Archives: Lettuce

My Sea of Green has Arrived

Fierce Competition for Sunlight – Tomato Plants Things have been pretty busy on the farm, but there is one truth that is self evident: The shelves in the [..]

Cucumbers, Greenhouse, Seedlings, Squash, Tomatoes , , , ,

Timing is Everything

With the help of my new planting cells, I’ve managed to plant more cool weather crops and in greater quantities than last year… and it really shows ! My [..]

Asian Vegetables, Cauliflower, Greenhouse, Growing Season, Lettuce, Pak Choi, Seedlings, Spring , , , ,

Halloween; A Transition to Cool Crops

As I observe more and more of the subtle hints of seasonal change, I’m starting to find dates on the calendar where changes become permanent transition points. Halloween [..]

Bright Lights, Cauliflower, Climate, Cooking from the Garden, Endive, Growing Season, Opportunity Salad, pumpkins , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Harvest After Dark

I’ve been working on quite a number of things which seem to consume my daylight hours, so I didn’t get to look through the garden till after 10 [..]

Broccolli, Cabbage, Pepper - Chablis, Tomatoes, Zucchini , , , , ,

Back on Track

The zucchini patch is doing much better these days. It seems the ground hog that I have yet to eliminate has decided to munch on only one of [..]

Beans, Lettuce, Potatoes, Potatoes - Yukon Gold, Tomatoes, Waltham Butternut - Winter Squash, Zucchini , , , , , , , , , , ,

It’s Good to be a Gardener

I’ve tried in the past to grow a good selection of lettuce, and always regretted neglecting the plants. I’d usually end up spending my time tending tomato plants, [..]

Cooking from the Garden, Lettuce, Peas , ,

Puppy Patrol

I’ve been contemplating the right time to have my first home grown salad, but I didn’t want to harvest the leaves before my lettuce and chard plants got [..]

Chard, Lettuce, Mesclun, Pets , , ,

Direct Seeded Plants & Rock Garden Status

On Tuesday I started planting Tomatoes, so by Thursday I decided it was time to switch gears to direct seeded plants. I started with some Lettuce, then Purple [..]

Basil, Chives, Goji Berries, Herbs, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mesclun, Parsley, Sage, Seeds , , ,

Lettuce Re-Mix

Last years lettuce was off to a great start, until the rest of the work of the season kicked in, and weeds grew over the plants to the [..]

Chard, Lettuce, Mesclun , ,

In The Greenhouse

I could have planted all of the above lettuce and mesclun seeds directly in the ground provided the rain would stop, and give me a chance to work [..]

Greenhouse, Mesclun, Seedlings, Tomatoes , , , ,