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Let us eat lettuce

Lettuce in a cold frameIf late summer got away from you and you never managed to plant a fall garden --- join the club.  Luckily, you've got one more chance at planting something easy and delicious that will feed you well into December. 

I finally got around to planting my last lettuce bed of the year yesterday, using the cold frame technique I learned from my father.  In-season saladCheck out my easy lettuce planting page to learn how to plant your own winter lettuce. 

Or, if you don't have time to grow lettuce this fall, check out my in-season salad ideas (and suggest your own.)  Either way, now's the time for lettuce!

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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