Easy Home Grown Salads

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  1. Find a salad seed mix you like.
  2. Fill containers with about half and half soil and compost.
  3. Mist down about 1 inch.
  4. Make small wholes about 1/8 to 1/4 inch deep every half-inch.
  5. Place one seed in each hole.
  6. Gently cover.
  7. Mist lightly.

Here in the central valley, the lettuces seem to do well any time of the year, except during the heat of summer.  When a hard frost is coming you can cover them.  Birds love the tender sprouts, so at first I put a chicken wire around the young plants.

Keep evenly misted. Thin and enjoy the very savory young sprouts. When lettuce is 3-5 inches high remove the chicken wire.  (Can be used later to drape covers over for frost protection.)

Pick, wash, dry, chill, dress and enjoy!

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