Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
When your favorite lettuce start to bolt, it usually means it’s time to pull it and start over with another planting, but it can also mean it’s time to replenish your lettuce seed supply!
My favorite way to plant lettuce is to broadcast sow the seeds. It's quick and easy and results in dense growth and large harvests!
Miner's lettuce, king of wild salad greens, grows all over the West clear out to the Great Plains. It is also one of the few food plants native to the US that early explorers exported back to Europe.