“Leafy Greens” (& Spices of similar care)

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Bibb Lettuce:

Bibb Lettuce

Plant Out:  April-August  Harvest:  June-September

Lettuce Can Be Re-Grown From Leaves!

Re-Grow Lettuce

Lettuce is relatively easy to grow from scraps.  Simply place your leftover leaves in a bowl with just a bit of water in the bottom.  Keep the bowl somewhere that gets good sunlight & mist the leaves with water a couple of times each week.  After 3 or 4 days, roots will begin to appear along with new leaves.  When this happens you can transplant the lettuce in soil.[6]

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Harvest:  April-October


Oregano Whole Plants

Oregano closeup

Source LYNX graphic

Photo of heirloom Bibb Lettuce:  http://www.organic-heirloom-seeds.com/product-p/lettuce-bibb-leaf.htm
Photo of Lettuce Being Re-Grown from “Don’t Waste The Crumbs; 10 Foods That Re-Grow With Water”:  http://dontwastethecrumbs.com/2015/05/10-foods-regrow-water-alone/
Oregano whole plant photo:  https://bonnieplants.com/growing/growing-oregano/
Oregano close-up:  http://www.rareseeds.com/oregano-vulgare/

Learning from the Past to Prepare for the Future