Thursday, April 11, 2013

First Lettuce! April 11, 2013

Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce sown along with onion and carrot seeds on February 18.
I knew they would be much too thick.
I've been eagerly awaiting them to get big enough to be thinned out.

This morning I pulled out 9 lettuces to leave more room for the rest to grow.
The onion is from an onion bulb planted last year.

Though the leaves are small they were perfect as a base for tuna salad,
with thin slices of the onion and store-bought baby carrots.
A delicious light lunch!

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  1. So gratifying to eat what we grow!

  2. That's making me very, very hungry!

  3. Don't you love picking your own lettuces?! Looks great.

  4. Yum! It's always enjoyable to eat from the garden.

    Thanks for visiting my blog, always good to find new people.


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