Harvesting Lettuce: How to Make Yours Produce for Months
“If harvesting lettuce is in your near future — especially if you’re growing lettuce for the first time — it’s time for us to talk. You know how when you go to the store you can choose a head of romaine or butter lettuce? Put that notion right out of your head. Now that you’re growing your own lettuce, you want that work to pay off. What happens when you pull a head of lettuce from the ground roots and all? You eat a salad, sure. But more importantly, that particular lettuce plant has come to the end of the road. It will no longer provide lovely greens for your family.
This is a great method for harvesting lettuce for anyone who puts work into a garden (might as well get the most bang for your buck, right?) but it’s an especially good tip for urban gardeners who don’t have a lot of space. Make those container gardens work for you!”