This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he always thought the garden was his. Even though I do all the work, he always stood by me. I'm located near Boston (in USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot and a backyard vegetable garden. I use sustainable organic methods and try to grow all of my family's vegetables.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

a cold night - did lettuce survive?

The temperature dipped to 19F in some areas of my yard last night. I have a bunch of salad greens out there marked for the Thanksgiving Day salad bowl. They're under a double layer of row cover. I'm worried about what I'll find when I check them. I may be buying lettuce ...


Anonymous Anonymous said...

when you find out, "lettuce" know!

sorry for the pun - I actually am curious. I winter-garden too, here it got down to around 22, and I just checked & all is well. I think it makes a difference that the ground is still warmish, compared to later in the season.

November 24, 2015 11:28 AM

Blogger Milena Damianova said...

I just finished my lettuce and scallions. They were under a plastic tunnel. This has been the longest season for me so far.

December 08, 2015 6:53 PM


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