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Category Archives: Lettuce
Price of produce getting out of hand!
While I was shopping at a local grocery store I needed to pick up a head of iceberg lettuce. Ever since the prices went crazy (aka President’s Biden’s inauguration), I’ve make it a practice not to look at the price … Continue reading
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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 … Continue reading
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Making Your Salad Dollar Stretch!
A recent visit to the local grocery store in my town of Forsyth, Missouri convinced me more than ever that many of us should consider planting a small garden. Lettuce was well over a dollar a head, celery was pushing … Continue reading
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So, what’s happening in the garden?
After a cold night down here in southwestern Missouri, where the temperatures dipped down into the thirties overnight, I have to say that the following day was a gem. That seems to be the modis operandi in spring. A really … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, Green pepper, Lettuce, Seed Starting, Spinach, Spring gardening, Tomatoes, Vegetables Tagged Danomanno, Forsythkid, Garden Report, Raised beds Leave a comment
The Actual Cost of Vegetables at the Store
I though it might be interesting to take a look at the actual cost of certain vegetables I pay for at the grocery store. I was amazed to find that no one seems to be tracking this sort of stuff. … Continue reading
Posted in Carrots, Danomanno, Gardening, Green pepper, Lettuce, Vegetables Tagged Carrots, cost of vegetables, cucumbers, Danomanno, Forsythkid, Lettuce, Onions, peppers, potatoes 2 Comments
Fresh Romaine in December from My Cold Frame
While it might be cold outside, my mini cold frames are doing great. There have recently been a few nights when the temperatures outside have plunged into the teens! But witness (picture at right) how healthy the romaine lettuce is … Continue reading
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Raised Bed Update
My raised beds are now up and running as we get into the meat of the season. Continue reading
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There’s Nothing Like a Homegrown Spring Salad!
My cold frames have continued to produce a bountiful crop of early spring lettuce. Continue reading
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Cold Frames Now Paying Off
The cold frames are now paying off at last. Continue reading
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Cold Frame Update – Early January 09
First harvest of Cold Frame veggies in January. Continue reading
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