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Cold crop lettuce

Lettuce mix in winter

Lettuce in the unheated greenhouse, under a couple of layers of medium-weight row cover, is doing fine so far, firm and tasty after weeks of sub-freezing nights, all the way down to -30°C (-22°F). Now there’s even a noticeable bit of grow-back from the last cut, late December (even the weeds are getting in on the protection, see bottom left). My first full-winter tiny farming experiment continues…!

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  1. I love this!! They look great and I think this is a perfect way of preserving lettuce during winter. I will try this also and see how it goes.Thanks for sharing.

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