Tag Archives: Romaine lettuce

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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Lettuce seed germination requirements

Here is a piece of information concerning lettuce seed germination I came across some time ago. In related research, plant physiologists wondered why people have trouble with seed germination of lettuce in their vegetable gardens. They knew that seed germination … Continue reading

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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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