Vegetables and herbs

Lettuce: maintenance tips

Tasty vegetable with green leaves, tender and crispy.

Maintenance tips: LettuceMaintenance tips: Lettuce

Common name: Lettuce


Prefers full sun exposure.


Its shallow root system requires regular watering.


Plant lettuce in well-drained soil during the cool days of spring. For an early harvest, use a growth tunnel.


Add compost to the soil and fertilize with a vegetable garden fertilizer.


Harvest mature leaves, starting with those on the outside. Ideally, harvest in the morning.

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