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Post  Judge Kemp on 5/24/2010, 11:03 pm

I planted a multitude of squares in lettuce this year. I found a seed packet from from a British company at Earl May that had mixed leaf lettuce seeds and because it was quick-harvest I used it in 3/4 of my lettuce squares. It is coming up (4-6" at most) now and my 9 year old and I were able to go out on a sampling tour yesterday.

We plucked one or two leaves from the outside of each plant and did our own eating tour of lettuce squares. We delved a bit into the beet greens and baby spinach as well. All in all, no more than 8 or so leaves each, and he didn't like all of them (some were quite spicy), but it was a neat and fun experience for a nine year old.

He was also upset with me because before he came out, I harvested a whole square of white icicle radishes and he had apparently wanted to be the one to pull them. Smile

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Post  Megan on 5/24/2010, 11:10 pm

How fun! I am starting to eye my lettuces and radishes hungrily, I am jealous Smile
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Post  Judge Kemp on 5/24/2010, 11:14 pm

@Megan wrote:How fun! I am starting to eye my lettuces and radishes hungrily, I am jealous Smile

I had some French Breakfast come up this year that were very good. The other radishes were nothing to write home about!

On the lettuce, I'm not sure when I can start cutting it. How does one know when to cut leaf lettuce? Is there a point it is "ready?"

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Post  Megan on 5/24/2010, 11:19 pm

I don't know. Mine is starting to look like lettuce, though! Different colors, leaf shapes etc., as I planted a mesclun mix. I need to thin it and that will probably be my first real harvest. I am just being greedy and hoping to get them as big as possible before I thin them.
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Post  SirTravers on 5/24/2010, 11:31 pm

Wow sure sounds like a yummy "tour." Our lettuce season is already done it seems. Had a few really nice weeks though. It's always fun to see the kids eyes light up walking through the garden.

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