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Post  Kate888 on 5/30/2014, 9:30 am

I had my first harvest on Wednesday (not counting some chives previously) spinach and three varieties of leaf lettuce.  Yum!

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Post  Pappy Slip on 5/30/2014, 11:01 am

Wonderful Kate!
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Post  quiltbea on 5/30/2014, 11:21 am

Kate....isn't it wonderful.   I hope they tasted terrific.
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Post  herblover on 5/30/2014, 11:23 am

The first home grown lettuce is a joy!  Especially after a winter of store bought! Mad
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Post  llama momma on 5/30/2014, 1:48 pm

You're right Herblover! We can back off on store bought veggies once again, Yay.
Today, part of breakfast was red romaine, forellenshluss, and Little Gem(from ray praxxus) lettuce, two kinds of spinach along with 7 strawberries.   Plus one lettuce leaf went to Daisy my senior aged cat.
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Post  Kate888 on 5/30/2014, 3:09 pm

Thanks!  It was delicious.  I used to not grow any cool weather crops and it seemed forever to harvest time.  I LOVE doing them now because I've been working on my garden since March since I start them by seed.   So fun to start getting things so early.
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Post  Marc Iverson on 5/30/2014, 4:32 pm

Nice! It's hardly possible to have too much lettuce, I find.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/30/2014, 7:22 pm

@Kate888 wrote:I had my first harvest on Wednesday (not counting some chives previously) spinach and three varieties of leaf lettuce.  Yum!


That photo just makes my heart flutter! Well done! What kind of spinach is it?
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Post  Kate888 on 5/31/2014, 10:02 am

@CapeCoddess wrote:
@Kate888 wrote:I had my first harvest on Wednesday (not counting some chives previously) spinach and three varieties of leaf lettuce.  Yum!


That photo just makes my heart flutter! Well done! What kind of spinach is it?
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Bloomsdale Long-standing from Baker Creek.  It's very crisp, really nice leaves.
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