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Getting out there

November 29, 2015


Having a week’s vacation has been blissful. Half of it was spent in a near panic about not having enough time to accomplish all the things I’d need to, but by the time Thanksgiving rolled around, I had pretty well settled into the week, was enjoying myself, breathing deeper, sleeping past my usual 6 am […]

Dexter Lettuce

March 18, 2012


This is the coolest looking lettuce I’ve ever seen, and definitely ever grown. It could be a bit disturbing that it looks to be spattered by blood, hence our nickname “Dexter Lettuce,” but it’s also our rogue lettuce, growing outside of any pre-determined garden areas. I thought that it was Cracoviensis at first, but it […]

Saving Seeds: Lettuce

March 9, 2012


Not that lettuce seeds aren’t some of the cheapest per seed out there, but it’s gratifying to be able to save my own seeds regardless, since so far we haven’t really done much of that. Lettuce bolts (goes to seed) quickly in the Florida heat and is best either grown indoors or during the Fall […]