day : 22/08/2016 1 result

Harvesting Lettuce Seed

The summer heat is on.  The tomatoes and peppers couldn't be happier, but the lettuce has bolted and the spinach has been gone for a month.  But although I'll miss my fresh salad greens from the garden until fall, I've been gifted with plenty of seed for the next crop.... and some to share. I don't mind the lettuce bolting like a weed in my garden as soon as the summer heat turns up. And the little yellow flowers that come before the seed have their own unique beauty. Besides ...