You don’t have to be a green thumb to try your hand at growing lettuce. Keep reading to learn some tips on how to grow your own Lettuce at home.
TIP 1: PLANT 2 WEEKS BEFORE FROST
Lettuce seeds should be planted directly into the garden or planter pot 2 weeks before the final frost in your region.
TIP 2: COOL TEMPERATURES
Lettuce likes a cool environment. Focus on growing at the beginning & at the end of each spring and fall season.
TIP 3: WATER, SUN & SOIL
Lettuce likes a moist, fertile-rich soil, & placed in the sun.
TIP 4: POTS PLEASE
Lettuce is a good crop to try out if you only have access to planter pots and no outdoor garden.
TIP 5: HARVEST EARLY
Right before maturity, harvest the lettuce when the leaves are young and tender for the best tasting greens.