Tuesday, May 1, 2012

First Harvest

I got out in the garden yesterday morning to harvest our first garden produce of the season, a variety of organic lettuces that Hubs planted from seed a couple months ago.  They grew up quickly!

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To harvest, I simply uprooted them gently using a trowel and shook the soil off, then used a pair of kitchen shears to remove the roots. 

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Tip – harvest lettuce as early as possible in the morning, while it’s still cool.  It’ll be crisper and have better flavor.  Plus, it’s a lot more comfortable when the sun’s not beating down on your back!

I had a very good reason to go ahead and start collecting the lettuce – we have to make room for summer vegetables before these tomato seedlings start to take off!

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Stay tuned, details on the next round of planting and lots of pictures coming soon Smile

1 comment:

  1. Nice blog post. I shared it on my HappyHouseandGarden site.
    Happy Gardening
    Marty Ware


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