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Berries, Rasp & Black (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin by Louise Riotte

By Louise Riotte

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If I could harvest amazing greens from a few pots on a deck, what could I do with real ground? In just this way, gardening can change your life. But only one-foot-deep) planter box. B. Stone Organics, is loaded with nutrients) and tuck the lettuce in tight, a mere couple inches apart. Water well and set in a sunny spot. After a few days, you can begin harvesting the outer leaves of head lettuce (they grow from the center), or, with looser, leaf-type lettuce, you can cut the whole head about an inch from the base; it will sprout again before you know it.

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