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What is the best way to harvest my lettuce?

by Seedling

I am growing lettuce in containers on the roof of my apartment building and have no idea how to harvest.  Any help would be great.



lettuce, harvesting, greens


I have the same method, except a little lazier as I don't use the scissors :-) I just pinch off the outer leaves. Mae a salad last night from the garden and it was fantastic!
chief cultivator commented on 04/28/10
The best way to harvest your lettuce is to start from the outside leaves (bigger ones) and trim them off with a sharp pair of scissors. Leave the smaller leaves on the inside so they have time to get bigger.
FigTree commented on 04/27/10