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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    11 May 2012 Red Romaine Lettuce. 11 May 2012 Red Romaine Lettuce Eight Red Romaine Lettuce seedlings were planted in the outdoor garden.The seedlings were purchased in flats and placed in individual pots and kept in the greenhouse for a few days to establish strong roots. The local supplier...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    Apparently you can re-grow romaine lettuce. Since I already have some organic romaine lettuce will give it a try. If anyone tries this let me know if it worked for you.
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    29 April 2012 Romaine Lettuce. 29 April 2012 Romaine Lettuce. Romaine lettuce planted outdoors. The plants were purchased in flats and individually planted in pots to establish a strong root system and kept in the greenhouse for ten days. Pictures depict the operation.
  4. Question and Answer
    Very rarely do I purchase bagged lettuce. Lately when invited over to dinner the host will pour lettuce from a bag and serve it with salad dressing. Usually will state that I only want a small amount of salad. Personally it just makes me want to gag when I see the lettuce being poured out of...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    15 April 2011 Green Forest Lettuce. 15 April 2011 Green Forest Lettuce The row is the last eight feet in this 26 foot space. To limit slug damage sprinkle diatomaceous earth along the soil next to your lettuce rows. Diatomaceous earth is available from Seed and Feed Farm supply stores.
  6. Kitchen Basics
    Does it work to freeze a head of romaine lettuce for future salad use? We can only get them in 3 head bags here and that is too much for our use (I like romaine salads, wife doesn't).
  7. Beef dishes
    Low-Carb Beef Lettuce Cups Recipe DescriptionServes 8. 4 grams per serving (without additional starch.) Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:Ingredients: 12 oz. rump steak 2 tablespoons light soy sauce 1 tablespoon dry...
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    Ok gardeners, I planted lettuce for the first time and it is doing great. Now for the stupid question, how do you harvest it ?? Do you pick the leaves off, or do you pull up the whole head ?? I have Romaine & a really pretty dark green variety. Thanks for your help !!
  9. Just Tips
    I have Boston lettuce growing in our garden. It looks ready to cut/eat. How do I take it out of the garden so that more lettuce will continue to grow in its place? Thank you in advance.
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    This is my first year of gardening and I'm wondering what the spots on the lettuce are from. I've been watering them every day (twice a day sometimes) and they have plant food as a feeder (I put Miracle Grow moisture control soil with fertilizer in it) when I put them in the ground. This was...
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  12. Freebies
    Just in time for our first real garden, free heirloom lettuce seeds! I am sorry I don't know how to link, but maybe someone else can. Website is Earthbound Farms. It is on the home page!
  13. Just Tips
    just wrap them in a paper towel.:clap:
  14. Homesteading and gardening
    I bought 6 red romaine & 6 green romaine and 3 buttercrunch plants. We've been eating them all spring, but two people don't eat that much lettuce. I never got around to visiting and giving any away, I'm embarassed to say. How do you grow lettuce so that you don't waste it? I'm thinking maybe...
  15. Question and Answer
    I bought a bag of lettuce on Friday not realizing that it's expiration date is tomorrow! Can I freeze it or should I just try to use it up?
  16. General Chat
    Just saw this and wanted to share. Go to:
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    Leaf, Cos and Butterhead lettuce can be planted anytime in the spring. If you want a continuous supply, sow your seeds at 10 - 14 day intervals. Lettuce doesn't like very hot conditions.  It will bolt to seed and the leaves you get will be bitter.  If you live in a hot area, it would be wise to...
  18. Kitchen Basics
    As soon as the weather gets warm I'll be planting mesculin mix salad greens in my oak barrels. Can't wait. Here are some recipes & ideas to use those home grown or store bought greens. Lettuce guide~
  19. Kitchen Basics
    <DIV>ASIAN LETTUCE WRAPPED TURKEY</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>1 cup each instant brown rice and sliced radishes and shredded carrots</DIV> <DIV>1 tbs. each minced garlic and lime juice</DIV> <DIV>2 tsp. oil</DIV> <DIV>1 pound ground turkey</DIV> <DIV>3/4 cup sliced green onions</DIV> <DIV>4 tbs...
  20. Baking Breads
    Lettuse bread Lettuce Bread ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 3/4 cups sugar 3/4 cup oil 4 eggs 1 1/2 TBSP lemon juice 3 cups flour 3 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 cups finely chopped lettuce 3/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts Mix sugar and oil, beat in eggs and...
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