Growing Lettuce in Winter

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Flat of lettuce set to be transplanted.
Starting lettuce inside.
Flat of lettuce set to be transplanted.Click To Enlarge

Flat of lettuce set to be transplanted.

Photo: Bernadette Fox

Starting lettuce in winter was successful for us. We transplanted it into a raised bed inside our unheated greenhouse. We covered the raised bed in a low tunnel as well, we then snaked a heating cable through the bed and set out a heat lamp that turned on when it got close to the freezing point. Step by step photos below will show you how we started the lettuce from seed. The interesting thing about this "lettuce-in-winter escapade" is that even if we didn't transplant the lettuce into our greenhouse, we would still have had yummy baby greens to eat right from the seed flat! Keep that in mind, especially if you don't have the room or time.

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