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      creme's Lettuce: leaf x 3 Harvesting

Plant: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) | Variety: Mixed

  • 27 Jun 2011
    • 10
    • 10

    Midsummer delights: harvest, maintenance, lucious growth

    Photo-upload-200322?1333862005 The yums are coming in, as is the busy season. The past few and the upcoming weeks are a blur of weeding, thinning, resowing, pest- control, harvest and preserves. The garden is growing into her own - in spite of my early season concerns of the unseasonable cold and wet, plants want to live an...
    27°C / 80°F
  • 24 May 2011
    • 5
    • 3

    The Quick and the Dead (weeding, feeding and teaching)

    Photo-upload-190840?1333839261 The streak of beautiful working weather continues here, the plants are loving it. Looks like many doubled size overnight. Federle tomatoes suffering transplant shock, though the Roma, Black Plum and Cherokee Purple that went in yesterday are fine. Gave them all a fish emulsion foliar feed, alo...
    21°C / 69°F
  • 12 Apr 2011
    • 8
    • 1

    They Live! (But my help is leaving me)

    I'd given up all hope for the peas I sowed on St. Patrick's Day. It's been very wet and colder than usual (which is saying something for Chicagoland). I figured they'd rotted in the ground. Two days ago I started soaking peas for a replacement planting. We finally got a long enough break in the w...
    14°C / 58°F


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