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  • Winter Sowing Lettuce Seeds in Zone 6/7

    Winter sowing lettuce was one of my first breakthroughs in the vegetable garden. In the past, I had sown lettuce seeds directly sometime in the spring. By the time I got around to sowing the seeds, it was usually too hot. If it wasn’t too hot, the weeds would quickly take over and my lettuce crop would be lost. It wasn’t until I started winter sowing lettuce that I was finally able to produce large, leafy heads. Before I knew it, my backyard looked like a legitimate organic farm! With the addition of weed barrier, I was able to harvest delicious salad greens well into summer. It was amazing! The…