Growing fresh lettuce in the dead of winter! Am I crazy?


Yes, I am but that’s a story for another time. To check out this particular bit of craziness, please click here!

The graph at left represents the actual temperatures for the week ending December the 20th, 2009. Note that while it got pretty cold, I was still able to enjoy great tasting romaine lettuce even in the dead of winter here in southwest Missouri.

If you haven’t tried building and using a cold frame, then you are missing out. They can extend your growing season well in the the fall and then again in the very early spring.

For my article on factors that affect growth in a cold frame, please click here.

About forsythkid

I am just a simple man with a head full of sand who currently resides in a small town called Forsyth Missouri. I enjoy blogging and politics. I received my degree from SIU majoring in Biology in 1972 and still maintain a great interest in the study of all living things. My hobbies include meteorology and inhabiting cyberspace whenever possible.
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