Harvesting the best lettuce
Best to collect your lettuce greens in the cool of early morning. As the day warms up, juices rise and increase bitterness.
Baby greens are becoming very popular and we have noted when varieties are excellent choices. Direct seeding works very well.
Chosen for a mix of colours and textures. Can plant closely together for quick harvest.
Sweet mustard, kale, Giante D’Italia parsley - seeding early to mid spring.
Arugula, cress and parcel - seeding early to mid spring.
Can be direct seeded in early spring. Use a successive planting schedule of every 10 days to 2 weeks to extend the harvest.