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It's January, and I'm Still Eating Garden Lettuce

3 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Goldy | The Stranger Lettuce in January. Yum! The good news is that it's January, and thanks to our mild winter, my daughter and I are still enjoying occasional pickings of fresh garden lettuce, from both inside and outside my small plastic cold frame. The bad news is that so are the slugs, and without a hard freeze sometime this winter to kill insects and eggs, my garden will produce a bumper crop of pests in the spring and summer.
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