Tips to Keep Lettuce Growing in the Heat of Summer

Blossom Lady
Jun 08, 2021 09:50 PM
Do you have a feast or famine relationship with lettuce? Does your garden have more lettuce than you can eat in the spring, and then nothing for the rest of the year?
Lettuce is regarded as a cool-season vegetable, and in most home gardens, it is planted in the early spring, harvested in late spring to early summer, and then discarded in favor of other vegetables for the middle of the summer. Some gardeners may replant a second crop of lettuce as the days grow cooler in fall, but most do not grow lettuce at all in the midsummer period, focusing instead on warm-season vegetables. Although lettuce loves to grow in cool weather, you can often continue to enjoy fresh tender lettuce throughout the summer, if you follow these seven simple tips.
Tips to Keep Lettuce Growing in the Heat of Summer
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